Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3318-1 expat -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 793484.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1283.
- More information:
Multiple integer overflows have been discovered in Expat, an XML parsing C library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed XML file is processed.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-1+deb7u2.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-6+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.