Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1517-1 dom4j -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000632.
More information:

Mario Areias discovered that dom4j, a XML framework for Java, was vulnerable to a XML injection attack. An attacker able to specify attributes or elements in the XML document might be able to modify the whole XML document.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your dom4j packages.

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