Debian Security Advisory

DLA-990-1 expat -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9233.
More information:

It was discovered that there was an infinite loop vulnerability in expat, a XML parsing C library:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in expat version 2.1.0-1+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your expat packages.