USN-3356-1: Expat vulnerability
19 July 2017
Expat could be made to hang if it received specially crafted input.
- expat - XML parsing C library
It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled certain external entities.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Expat to hang,
resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3356-2: libexpat1, expat, lib64expat1