Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3165-1 expat -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Oct 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1022743.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-43680.
- More information:
In src:expat, an XML parsing C library, there is a use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memory situations.
For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.6-2+deb10u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.
For the detailed security status of expat please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/expat
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