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mingw-xerces-c 3.1.4 updates

MinGW cross compiled xerces-c 3.1.4, fixing CVE-2016-0729, CVE-2016-2099 and CVE-2016-4463

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-0a061f6dd9
  • Date: July 05, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-0a061f6dd9
2016-07-05 03:16:56.305416
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Name : mingw-xerces-c
Product : Fedora 24
Version : 3.1.4
Release : 1.fc24
URL : http://xml.apache.org/xerces-c/
Summary : MingGW Windows 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 (DOM
1.0, DOM 2.0. SAX 1.0, SAX 2.0, Namespaces).

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Update Information:

MinGW cross compiled xerces-c 3.1.4, fixing CVE-2016-0729, CVE-2016-2099 and
CVE-2016-4463
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1348845 - CVE-2016-4463 xerces-c: Stack overflow when parsing deeply nested DTD
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1348845
[ 2 ] Bug #1310699 - CVE-2016-2099 xerces-c: Use-after-free in heap on specially crafted XML
input
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1310699
[ 3 ] Bug #1312231 - CVE-2016-0729 xerces-c: parser crashes on malformed input
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1312231
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update mingw-xerces-c' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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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