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Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 14:20:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- LuaExpat -- Prone to XML "billion
 laughs attack"

----- Original Message -----
> Hello, Josh, Steve, vendors,
> It was found that LuaExpat, a SAX XML parser based on the Expat
> library, is prone to XML "billion laughs attack", as described in:
> [1]
> A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted XML file, which
> once opened in an application, linked against LuaExpat, could cause
> that application to crash.
> References:
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]

Please use CVE-2011-2188 for this.



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