USN-3356-2: Expat vulnerability
19 July 2017
Expat could be made to hang if it received specially crafted input.
- expat - XML parsing C library
USN-3356-1 fix a vulnerability in Expat. This update provides
the corresponding udpate for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
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.