Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3130-1 tinyxml -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Sep 2022
Affected Packages:
tinyxml
Vulnerable:
Yes
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 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.2-4+deb10u1.

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