Descriptionphp-svg-lib is an SVG file parsing / rendering library. Prior to version 0.5.1, when handling `<use>` tag that references an `<image>` tag, it merges the attributes from the `<use>` tag to the `<image>` tag. The problem pops up especially when the `href` attribute from the `<use>` tag has not been sanitized. This can lead to an unsafe file read that can cause PHAR Deserialization vulnerability in PHP prior to version 8. Version 0.5.1 contains a patch for this issue.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1058641

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
php-dompdf-svg-lib (PTS)bookworm, bookworm (security)0.5.0-3+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie0.5.4-1fixed

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Fixed by: (0.5.1)
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