Use After Free Affecting expat package, versions <0:2.2.5-8.0.1.el8_6.3



    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.53% (77th percentile)
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8.1 high
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8.1 high
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Red Hat
8.1 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-EXPAT-3043043
  • published 7 Oct 2022
  • disclosed 14 Sep 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 expat to version 0:2.2.5-8.0.1.el8_6.3 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-6878.

NVD Description

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

libexpat before 2.4.9 has a use-after-free in the doContent function in xmlparse.c.