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Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 22:23:40 -0400
From: Michael Gilbert <michael.s.gilbert@...il.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, CERT-FI Vulnerability
 Co-ordination <vulncoord@...ora.fi>
Subject: Re: Re: Regarding expat bug 1990430

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009 16:04:37 +0200 Marc Schoenefeld wrote:

> Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> > Hello Steve, vendors,
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >    a, Does Apache Xerces2 Java contain embedded copy ot the expat
> > library (i.e. it's
> >       completely the same issue as in expat, w3c-libwww, PyXML and
> > others) - Marc
> >       could you help to reply this question?
> >
> Hi,
> the upstream patch for CVE-2009-2625 for xerces-j2 is  java-only [1] and
> unrelated to fixes in other native C parsing libraries.

hi,

mandriva and gentoo used CVE-2009-2625 as their reference CVE for the
expat fixes.  debian is also currently tracking the issue with this
CVE for the time being.  however, we have not yet released fixed
packages.

mike

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