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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<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>2012-09-24</announced>
  <revised>2012-09-24: 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="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3560">CVE-2009-3560</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3720">CVE-2009-3720</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0876">CVE-2012-0876</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1147">CVE-2012-1147</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1148">CVE-2012-1148</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2012-08-14T16:05:51Z">
    keytoaster
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2012-09-24T10:37:12Z">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>