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Updated xerces-c packages have been released for Fedora Linux:

Fedora 39 Update: xerces-c-3.2.5-1.fc39
Fedora 38 Update: xerces-c-3.2.5-1.fc38




Fedora 39 Update: xerces-c-3.2.5-1.fc39


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-817ecc703f
2023-12-31 02:26:36.418718
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Name : xerces-c
Product : Fedora 39
Version : 3.2.5
Release : 1.fc39
URL : http://xml.apache.org/xerces-c/
Summary : Validating XML Parser
Description :
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable
subset of C++. Xerces-C makes it easy to give your application the
ability to read and write XML data. A shared library is provided for
parsing, generating, manipulating, and validating XML
documents. Xerces-C is faithful to the XML 1.0 recommendation and
associated standards: XML 1.0 (Third Edition), XML 1.1 (First
Edition), DOM Level 1, 2, 3 Core, DOM Level 2.0 Traversal and Range,
DOM Level 3.0 Load and Save, SAX 1.0 and SAX 2.0, Namespaces in XML,
Namespaces in XML 1.1, XML Schema, XML Inclusions).

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Update Information:

Update to 3.2.5, fixing CVE-2018-1311 and CVE-2023-37536
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Dec 22 2023 Kalev Lember [klember@redhat.com] - 3.2.5-1
- Update to 3.2.5, fixing CVE-2018-1311 and CVE-2023-37536
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1788472 - CVE-2018-1311 xerces-c: XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1788472
[ 2 ] Bug #2243426 - CVE-2023-37536 xerces-c: An integer overflow issue that allows remote attackers to cause out-of-bound access via HTTP request
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2243426
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-817ecc703f' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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Fedora 38 Update: xerces-c-3.2.5-1.fc38


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-52ba628e03
2023-12-31 01:18:57.026309
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Name : xerces-c
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 3.2.5
Release : 1.fc38
URL : http://xml.apache.org/xerces-c/
Summary : Validating XML Parser
Description :
Xerces-C is a validating XML parser written in a portable
subset of C++. Xerces-C makes it easy to give your application the
ability to read and write XML data. A shared library is provided for
parsing, generating, manipulating, and validating XML
documents. Xerces-C is faithful to the XML 1.0 recommendation and
associated standards: XML 1.0 (Third Edition), XML 1.1 (First
Edition), DOM Level 1, 2, 3 Core, DOM Level 2.0 Traversal and Range,
DOM Level 3.0 Load and Save, SAX 1.0 and SAX 2.0, Namespaces in XML,
Namespaces in XML 1.1, XML Schema, XML Inclusions).

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Update Information:

Update to 3.2.5, fixing CVE-2018-1311 and CVE-2023-37536
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Dec 22 2023 Kalev Lember [klember@redhat.com] - 3.2.5-1
- Update to 3.2.5, fixing CVE-2018-1311 and CVE-2023-37536
* Sat Jul 22 2023 Fedora Release Engineering [releng@fedoraproject.org] - 3.2.3-9
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_39_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1788472 - CVE-2018-1311 xerces-c: XML parser contains a use-after-free error triggered during the scanning of external DTDs
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1788472
[ 2 ] Bug #2243426 - CVE-2023-37536 xerces-c: An integer overflow issue that allows remote attackers to cause out-of-bound access via HTTP request
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2243426
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-52ba628e03' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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