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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3321-1 (xmltooling - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The InCommon Shibboleth Training team discovered that XMLTooling, a C++ XML parsing library, did not properly handle an exception when parsing well-formed but schema-invalid XML. This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted XML data.

Affected Software

Affected Software

xmltooling on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.2-5+deb7u1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.3-2+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed shortly. We recommend that you upgrade your xmltooling packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)