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openSUSE-SU-2017:2825-1: moderate: Security update for xerces-j2
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for xerces-j2
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:2825-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1047536 #814241 #879138
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2
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An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

xerces-j2 was updated to fix several issues.

This security issue was fixed:

- bsc#814241: Prevent possible DoS through very long attribute names

This non-security issue was fixed:

- Prevent StackOverflowError when applying a pattern restriction on long
strings while trying to validate an XML file against a schema
(bsc#1047536, bsc#879138)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1179=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1179=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):

xerces-j2-2.8.1-9.1
xerces-j2-demo-2.8.1-9.1
xerces-j2-scripts-2.8.1-9.1
xerces-j2-xml-apis-2.8.1-9.1
xerces-j2-xml-resolver-2.8.1-9.1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (noarch):

xerces-j2-2.8.1-6.3.1
xerces-j2-demo-2.8.1-6.3.1
xerces-j2-scripts-2.8.1-6.3.1
xerces-j2-xml-apis-2.8.1-6.3.1
xerces-j2-xml-resolver-2.8.1-6.3.1


References:

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1047536
https://bugzilla.suse.com/814241
https://bugzilla.suse.com/879138


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