FEDORA-2019-139fcda84d created by jorton 2 years ago for Fedora 29
stable

This update includes a fix for a security vulnerability, CVE-2018-20843:

Fix extraction of namespace prefixes from XML names; XML names with multiple colons could end up in the wrong namespace, and take a high amount of RAM and CPU resources while processing, opening the door to use for denial-of-service attacks

For more information on the changes in 2.2.7, see the upstream release notes at: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/blob/R_2_2_7/expat/Changes#L5

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2019-139fcda84d

This update has been submitted for testing by jorton.

2 years ago

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2 years ago

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2 years ago

This update has reached 14 days in testing and can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

2 years ago

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2 years ago

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2 years ago

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Metadata
Type
security
Severity
medium
Karma
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Signed
Content Type
RPM
Test Gating
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Unstable by Karma
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Stable by Karma
3
Stable by Time
disabled
Dates
submitted
2 years ago
in testing
2 years ago
in stable
2 years ago
modified
2 years ago
BZ#1722224 expat-2.2.7 is available
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BZ#1723724 CVE-2018-20843 expat: large number of colons in input makes parser consume high amount of resources, leading to DoS [fedora-all]
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