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CVE-2024-28757

Published: 10 March 2024

libexpat through 2.6.1 allows an XML Entity Expansion attack when there is isolated use of external parsers (created via XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate).

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
paraview uses system expat
xotcl uses system expat
poco uses system expat
gdcm uses system expat
audacity uses system expat
simgear uses system expat
coin3 uses system expat as of 4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-1
sitecopy uses system expat since 1:0.16.0-1 (dapper!)
insighttoolkit uses system expat as of 4.12.1-dfsg1
mdeslaur
apache2 uses system expat
apr-util uses system expat
cmake uses system expat
ghostscript uses system expat
firefox uses system expat

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
apache2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
trusty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
apr-util
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
trusty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
ayttm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

cableswig
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

cadaver
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

cmake
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
coin3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

expat
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
focal Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
jammy
Released (2.4.7-1ubuntu0.3)
mantic
Released (2.5.0-2ubuntu0.1)
trusty Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/1d50b80cf31de87750103656f6eb693746854aa8
upstream: https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/072eca0b72373da103ce15f8f62d1d7b52695454
firefox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal Needed

jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needs triage

gdcm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
trusty Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
focal Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
jammy Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
mantic Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(uses system expat)
insighttoolkit4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

libxmltok
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
focal Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
jammy Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
mantic Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(changes too intrusive)
matanza
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

smart
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

swish-e
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

tdom
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

texlive-bin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
focal Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code-not-compiled)
thunderbird
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

vnc4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

vtk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
focal Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

wbxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

xmlrpc-c
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

mantic Needs triage

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage