Expat vulnerability

ID USN-2983-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-05-18T00:00:00


Gustavo Grieco discovered that Expat incorrectly handled malformed XML data. If a user or application linked against Expat were tricked into opening a crafted XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0718)