CVE-2018-1311

Published: 18 December 2019

The Apache Xerces-C 3.0.0 to 3.2.3 XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs. This flaw has not been addressed in the maintained version of the library and has no current mitigation other than to disable DTD processing. This can be accomplished via the DOM using a standard parser feature, or via SAX using the XERCES_DISABLE_DTD environment variable.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.1

Status

Package Release Status
xerces-c
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needed

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Needed

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed