Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2988-1 tinyxml -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Apr 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-42260.
- More information:
An issue has been found in tinyxml, a C++ XML parsing library.
Crafted XML messages could lead to an infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData::Stamp(), which results in a denial of service.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.2-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tinyxml packages.
For the detailed security status of tinyxml please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tinyxml
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS