CVE-2012-1148

NameCVE-2012-1148
DescriptionMemory leak in the poolGrow function in expat/lib/xmlparse.c in expat before 2.1.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of crafted XML files that cause improperly-handled reallocation failures when expanding entities.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2525-1
Debian Bugs663579, 687672

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
expat (PTS)buster, buster (security)2.2.6-2+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.2.10-2+deb11u3fixed
bookworm, sid2.4.8-1fixed
xmlrpc-c (PTS)buster1.33.14-8fixed
bullseye1.33.14-9fixed
bookworm, sid1.33.14-10fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
expatsourcesqueeze2.0.1-7+squeeze1DSA-2525-1
expatsource(unstable)2.1.0~beta3-1663579
xmlrpc-csource(unstable)1.16.33-3.2low687672

Notes

[squeeze] - xmlrpc-c <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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