USN-4132-2: Expat vulnerability
12 September 2019
Expat could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted XML file.
- expat - XML parsing C library
USN-4132-1 fixed a vulnerability in Expat. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Expat incorrectly handled certain XML files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
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.