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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201612-46">
  <title>Xerces-C++: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Xerces-C++, the worst
    of which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">xerces-c</product>
  <announced>December 24, 2016</announced>
  <revised>December 24, 2016: 1</revised>
  <bug>575700</bug>
  <bug>584506</bug>
  <access>local, remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="dev-libs/xerces-c" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">3.1.4-r1</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">3.1.4-r1</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>Xerces-C++ is a validating XML parser written in a portable subset of
      C++.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xerces-C++. Please
      review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
      file, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with
      the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All Xerces-C++ users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-libs/xerces-c-3.1.4-r1"
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0729">CVE-2016-0729</uri>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2099">CVE-2016-2099</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 15 Oct 2016 11:41:27 +0000">b-man</metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:11:18 +0000">whissi</metadata>
</glsa>