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A compat-expat1 security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



RHSA-2022:6967-01: Important: compat-expat1 security update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: compat-expat1 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2022:6967-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:6967
Issue date: 2022-10-17
CVE Names: CVE-2022-40674
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1. Summary:

An update for compat-expat1 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Extended Lifecycle Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6 ELS) - i386, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

Expat is a C library for parsing XML documents.

Security Fix(es):

* expat: a use-after-free in the doContent function in xmlparse.c
(CVE-2022-40674)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

2130769 - CVE-2022-40674 expat: a use-after-free in the doContent function in xmlparse.c

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6 ELS):

Source:
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.src.rpm

i386:
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.i686.rpm
compat-expat1-debuginfo-1.95.8-9.el6_10.i686.rpm

s390x:
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.s390.rpm
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.s390x.rpm
compat-expat1-debuginfo-1.95.8-9.el6_10.s390.rpm
compat-expat1-debuginfo-1.95.8-9.el6_10.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.i686.rpm
compat-expat1-1.95.8-9.el6_10.x86_64.rpm
compat-expat1-debuginfo-1.95.8-9.el6_10.i686.rpm
compat-expat1-debuginfo-1.95.8-9.el6_10.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
  https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-40674
  https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at   https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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