Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5073-1 expat -- security update

Date Reported:
12 Feb 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1002994, Bug 1003474.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-45960, CVE-2021-46143, CVE-2022-22822, CVE-2022-22823, CVE-2022-22824, CVE-2022-22825, CVE-2022-22826, CVE-2022-22827, CVE-2022-23852, CVE-2022-23990.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Expat, an XML parsing C library, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code, if a malformed XML file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6-2+deb10u2.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.10-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.

For the detailed security status of expat please refer to its security tracker page at: