Executive Summary

Summary
TitleExpat: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201911-08First vendor Publication2019-11-25
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-11-25
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Expat, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background

Expat is a set of XML parsing libraries.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Expat. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Expat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/expat-2.2.8"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-20843 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20843
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-15903 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15903

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201911-08

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201911-08.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-611Information Leak Through XML External Entity File Disclosure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application21
Application18

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DateInformations
2019-11-25 05:18:57
  • First insertion