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<glsa id="201209-06">
<title>Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Expat, possibly
resulting in Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">expat</product>
<announced>September 24, 2012</announced>
<revised>September 24, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>280615</bug>
<bug>303727</bug>
<bug>407519</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-libs/expat" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1.0_beta3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1.0_beta3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Expat is a set of XML parsing libraries.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Expat. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XML
file in an application linked against Expat, possibly resulting in a
Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Expat users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-libs/expat-2.1.0_beta3"
</code>
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3560">CVE-2009-3560</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3720">CVE-2009-3720</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0876">CVE-2012-0876</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1147">CVE-2012-1147</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1148">CVE-2012-1148</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:05:51 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 24 Sep 2012 10:37:12 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>