Resource Exhaustion Affecting expat package, versions <0:2.2.5-8.el8_6.2


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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NVD
6.5 medium
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SUSE
6.5 medium
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Red Hat
6.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-EXPAT-2408665
  • published 22 Feb 2022
  • disclosed 19 Feb 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 expat to version 0:2.2.5-8.el8_6.2 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream expat package and not the expat package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

In Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5, an attacker can trigger stack exhaustion in build_model via a large nesting depth in the DTD element.