Package "expat"

Name: expat


XML parsing C library - example application

Latest version: 2.4.8-2ubuntu0.22.10.1
Release: kinetic (22.10)
Level: security
Repository: universe
Homepage: https://libexpat.github.io/


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Version: 2.4.8-2ubuntu0.22.10.1 2022-11-23 13:07:27 UTC

  expat (2.4.8-2ubuntu0.22.10.1) kinetic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: use-after-free
    - debian/patches/CVE-2022-43680-1.patch: adds tests to cover
      DTD destruction in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in
    - debian/patches/CVE-2022-43680-2.patch: fix overeager DTD
      destruction in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in
    - CVE-2022-43680

 -- David Fernandez Gonzalez <email address hidden> Fri, 18 Nov 2022 12:22:47 +0100

CVE-2022-43680 In libexpat through 2.4.9, there is a use-after free caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate in out-of-memo

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