Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5085-1 expat -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Feb 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1005894, Bug 1005895.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-25235, CVE-2022-25236, CVE-2022-25313, CVE-2022-25314, CVE-2022-25315.
- 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+deb10u3.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.10-2+deb11u2.
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