This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to an error within entityValueInitProcessor() function while parsing malformed XML in an external entity. An attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service against an application using the Expat library.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform a denial of service attack.
Update the affected package expat to version 2.2.2.Vulnerable software versions
expat: 1.95.0 - 2.2.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?