USN-4040-1: Expat vulnerability
26 June 2019
Expat could be made to consume a high amount of RAM and CPU resources if it received a specially crafted XML file.
- expat - XML parsing C library
It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause 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-4040-2: lib64expat1, lib64expat1-dev, libexpat1, libexpat1-udeb, libexpat1-dev, expat