This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
CWE-416 - Use After Free
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error caused by overeager destruction of a shared DTD in XML_ExternalEntityParserCreate. A remote attacker can trigger a use-after-free error and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
expat: 1.95.0 - 2.4.9External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.