[ALSA-2020:4846] Moderate: mingw-expat security update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-11-03
Description:
Expat is a C library for parsing XML documents. The mingw-expat packages provide a port of the Expat library for MinGW. Security Fix(es): * expat: large number of colons in input makes parser consume high amount of resources, leading to DoS (CVE-2018-20843) 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 AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • mingw32-expat-2.2.4-5.el8.noarch.rpm
  • mingw64-expat-2.2.4-5.el8.noarch.rpm
Notes:
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