[USN-2983-1] Expat vulnerability

Fabricante: Ubuntu
Fecha: 18/05/2016
Identificador: USN-2983-1
[USN-2983-1] Expat vulnerability
========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2983-1 May 18, 2016 expat vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 15.10 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary: Expat could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - expat: XML parsing C library Details: Gustavo Grieco discovered that Expat incorrectly handled malformed XML data. If a user or application linked against Expat were tricked into opening a crafted XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0718) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: lib64expat1 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.1 libexpat1 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.1 Ubuntu 15.10: lib64expat1 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.15.10.1 libexpat1 2.1.0-7ubuntu0.15.10.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: lib64expat1 2.1.0-4ubuntu1.2 libexpat1 2.1.0-4ubuntu1.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: lib64expat1 2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.3 libexpat1 2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.3 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any applications linked against Expat to effect the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2983-1 CVE-2016-0718 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/expat/2.1.0-7ubuntu0.16.04.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/expat/2.1.0-7ubuntu0.15.10.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/expat/2.1.0-4ubuntu1.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/expat/2.0.1-7.2ubuntu1.3 --