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:

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