[SECURITY] [DSA 2525-1] expat security update

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
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Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 2525-1] expat security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2525-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 06, 2012                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : expat
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0876 CVE-2012-1148

It was discovered that Expat, a C library to parse XML, is vulnerable
to denial of service through hash collisions and a memory leak in
pool handling.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.0.1-7+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0~beta3-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0~beta3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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