Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1710-1 xmltooling -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 924346.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-9628.
More information:

Ross Geerlings discovered that the XMLTooling library didn't correctly handle exceptions on malformed XML declarations, which could result in denial of service against the application using XMLTooling.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.3-2+deb8u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your xmltooling packages.

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