Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3921-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3921-1
March 26, 2019

xmltooling vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 18.10
– Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
– Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

xmltooling could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted
file.

Software Description:
– xmltooling: C++ XML parsing library with encryption support

Details:

It was discovered that XMLTooling incorrectly handled certain XML files
with
invalid data. An attacker could use this issue to cause XMLTooling to
crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10:
libxmltooling8 3.0.2-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libxmltooling7 1.6.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libxmltooling6v5 1.5.6-2ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libxmltooling6 1.5.3-2+deb8u3ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3921-1
CVE-2019-9628

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmltooling/3.0.2-1ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmltooling/1.6.4-1ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmltooling/1.5.6-2ubuntu0.3

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmltooling/1.5.3-2+deb8u3ubuntu0.1