USN-2726-1: Expat vulnerability
31 August 2015
Expat could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- expat - XML parsing C library
It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled malformed XML data. If a
user or application linked against Expat were tricked into opening a
crafted XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications linked
against Expat to effect the necessary changes.