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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201911-08

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201911-08
Posted Nov 25, 2019
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201911-8 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Expat, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 2.2.8 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-20843, CVE-2019-15903
MD5 | 373743d826c038b5452b68740c3704ce

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201911-08

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Severity: Normal
Title: Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 25, 2019
Bugs: #688734, #694362
ID: 201911-08

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Expat, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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Expat is a set of XML parsing libraries.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-libs/expat < 2.2.8 >= 2.2.8

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Expat. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Expat users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/expat-2.2.8"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20843
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20843
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-15903
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15903

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201911-08

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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