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CVE-2017-9233

Published: 21 June 2017

XML External Entity vulnerability in libexpat 2.2.0 and earlier (Expat XML Parser Library) allows attackers to put the parser in an infinite loop using a malformed external entity definition from an external DTD.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
expat
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (2.2.1)
precise
Released (2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.5)
trusty
Released (2.1.0-4ubuntu1.4)
xenial
Released (2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.3)
yakkety
Released (2.2.0-1ubuntu0.1)
zesty
Released (2.2.0-2ubuntu0.1)
artful Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.2.1-2)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/c4bf96bb51dd2a1b0e185374362ee136fe2c9d7f
apache2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
impish Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
precise Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
apr-util
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

impish Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
precise Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cmake
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [code-not-compiled])
impish Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [code-not-compiled])
impish Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
texlive-bin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [code-not-compiled])
impish Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xmlrpc-c
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Not vulnerable
(code not present)
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
disco Not vulnerable
(code not present)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
impish Not vulnerable
(code not present)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code not present)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
wxwidgets2.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [uses system expat])
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

wxwidgets2.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

vnc4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Ignored

precise Does not exist

trusty Ignored

xenial Ignored

yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Ignored

cosmic Ignored

disco Ignored

eoan Ignored

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

tla
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
poco
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
zesty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
artful Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
sitecopy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
libparagui1.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

wbxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
swish-e
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Needs triage

cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal Needs triage

impish Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

kompozer
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

insighttoolkit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Not vulnerable
(code not present)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

insighttoolkit4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cadaver
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(code not present)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
impish Not vulnerable
(code not present)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code not present)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
gdcm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
zesty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
artful Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
ayttm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

cableswig
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
jammy Does not exist

coin3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Needs triage

disco
Released (4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
eoan Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
focal Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
impish Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
groovy Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
jammy Not vulnerable
(4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2)
simgear
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [uses system expat])
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
zesty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
artful Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
audacity
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [uses system expat])
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
zesty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
artful Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
matanza
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Needs triage

cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal Needs triage

impish Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
jammy Needs triage

tdom
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
eoan Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
impish Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
groovy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
vtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [uses system expat])
xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

smart
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [code-not-compiled])
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

artful Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
disco Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Does not exist

firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
xenial Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(67.0.4+build1-0ubuntu1)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
xenial Not vulnerable
(60.7.1+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored

artful Ignored

bionic Not vulnerable
(60.7.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(60.7.1+build1-0ubuntu0.18.10.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(60.7.1+build1-0ubuntu0.19.04.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(60.7.2+build2-0ubuntu1)
libxmltok
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Ignored
(out of standard support)
xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needs triage

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
we will not be fixing this in thunderbird, marking as ignored
rodrigo-zaiden
libxmltok does not include entityValueInitProcessor function.
so, it's not affected.

References