Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2525-1 expat -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 06 Aug 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1148.
- More information:
It was discovered that Expat, a C library to parse XML, is vulnerable to denial of service through hash collisions and a memory leak in pool handling.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0.1-7+squeeze1.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0~beta3-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0~beta3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.