Bug 49761 - expat: Multiple issues (4.4)
expat: Multiple issues (4.4)
Status: CLOSED FIXED
Product: UCS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Security updates
UCS 4.4
All Linux
: P3 normal (vote)
: UCS 4.4-0-errata
Assigned To: Quality Assurance
Philipp Hahn
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Reported: 2019-07-01 08:21 CEST by Quality Assurance
Modified: 2019-07-03 14:15 CEST (History)
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Max CVSS v3 score: 5.3 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)


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Description Quality Assurance univentionstaff 2019-07-01 08:21:22 CEST
New Debian expat 2.2.0-2+deb9u2 fixes:
This update addresses the following issue:
* large number of colons in input makes parser consume high amount of  resources, leading to DoS (CVE-2018-20843)
Comment 1 Quality Assurance univentionstaff 2019-07-01 09:04:02 CEST
--- mirror/ftp/4.3/unmaintained/4.3-0/source/expat_2.2.0-2+deb9u1.dsc
+++ apt/ucs_4.4-0-errata4.4-0/source/expat_2.2.0-2+deb9u2.dsc
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2.2.0-2+deb9u2 [Thu, 27 Jun 2019 19:10:58 +0000] Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <gcs@debian.org>:
+
+  * Fix extraction of namespace prefix from XML name (CVE-2018-20843)
+    (closes: #931031).
+
 2.2.0-2+deb9u1 [Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:31:56 +0000] Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <gcs@debian.org>:
 
   * Replace the Mozilla CVE-2016-9063 fix with the more complete, upstream

<http://10.200.17.11/4.4-0/#6398635680555767403>
Comment 2 Philipp Hahn univentionstaff 2019-07-01 09:38:27 CEST
OK: yaml
OK: announce_errata
OK: patch
OK: piuparts

[4.4-0] a1495b7bd2 Bug #49761: expat 2.2.0-2+deb9u2
 doc/errata/staging/expat.yaml | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

[4.4-0] 788b7f9cfc Bug #49761: expat 2.2.0-2+deb9u2
 doc/errata/staging/expat.yaml | 13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)
Comment 3 Arvid Requate univentionstaff 2019-07-03 14:15:27 CEST
<http://errata.software-univention.de/ucs/4.4/169.html>