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Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:41:26 +0100
From: Athmane Madjoudj <>
To: Jan Lieskovsky <>
Cc: Breno Silva <>,
	"Steven M. Christey" <>,
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request -- ModSecurity (X < 2.7.3):
 Vulnerable to XXE attacks

On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 05:26:42AM -0400, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hi Breno,
>   (Cc-ing Athmane on this due reasons which will get obvious below).
>   thank you for checking with us.
> AFAICT to fix this in Fedora and Fedora EPEL-6 versions, we have
> just rebased to latest upstream 2.7.3 version. But you are truly
> right (assuming this being the reason you are checking with us),
> that on Fedora EPEL-5 we are shipping older (2.6.8 based version
> of ModSecurity).
>   [1]


I forgot to mention in bug report that an EPEL5 update which still uses 2.6.8 release (libxml2 in el5 is too old) is scheduled with backborted patch just like with CVE-2012-4528.


-- Athmane, Fedora / EPEL mod_security maintainer

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