RHSA-2020:3952

Affecting expat package, versions <0:2.1.0-12.el7

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to RHSA-2020:3952. Expat is a C library for parsing XML documents. Security Fix(es): * expat: large number of colons in input makes parser consume high amount of resources, leading to DoS (CVE-2018-20843) * expat: heap-based buffer over-read via crafted XML input (CVE-2019-15903) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Remediation

Upgrade expat to version or higher.

References

CVE
RHSA-2020:3952
Snyk ID
SNYK-CENTOS7-EXPAT-1014704
Published
01 Oct, 2020