Bug 1397732 - CVE-2015-8978 perl-SOAP-Lite: XML exponential entity expansion denial-of-service [epel-all]
Summary: CVE-2015-8978 perl-SOAP-Lite: XML exponential entity expansion denial-of-serv...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: perl-SOAP-Lite
Version: epel7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan Pazdziora
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2015-8978
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-11-23 09:42 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-14 00:40 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: perl-SOAP-Lite-1.10-2.el7
Doc Type: Release Note
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2019-09-14 00:40:27 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-11-23 09:42:18 UTC
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of Fedora EPEL.

For comments that are specific to the vulnerability please use bugs filed
against the "Security Response" product referenced in the "Blocks" field.

For more information see:

When submitting as an update, use the fedpkg template provided in the next
comment(s).  This will include the bug IDs of this tracking bug as well as
the relevant top-level CVE bugs.

Please also mention the CVE IDs being fixed in the RPM changelog and the
fedpkg commit message.

NOTE: this issue affects multiple supported versions of Fedora EPEL. While
only one tracking bug has been filed, please correct all affected versions
at the same time.  If you need to fix the versions independent of each
other, you may clone this bug as appropriate.
[bug automatically created by: add-tracking-bugs]

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-11-23 09:42:26 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.


# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)

# testing, stable

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for CVE-2015-8978

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi web interface to submit updates:


Comment 2 Emmanuel Seyman 2016-11-24 06:51:58 UTC
perl-SOAP-Lite was never released in EPEL 6 (it already exists in RHEL 6 and EPEL packages are not allowed to overlap with those). I've retired the branch in pkgdb.

Comment 3 Jan Pazdziora 2017-10-17 10:13:23 UTC
Can this bugzilla be closed as NOTABUG?

Comment 4 Jan Pazdziora 2019-08-27 09:57:25 UTC
Let's try to patch this in EPEL 7: https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/perl-SOAP-Lite/pull-request/1.

Example scratch build https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=37307782.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2019-08-27 11:40:06 UTC
FEDORA-EPEL-2019-ca3444781e has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 7. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2019-ca3444781e

Comment 6 Jan Pazdziora 2019-08-27 11:41:38 UTC
Thanks Steve for merging the pull request and building perl-SOAP-Lite-1.10-2.el7: https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=1365896.

Assigning myself to do the errata.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2019-08-29 22:23:47 UTC
perl-SOAP-Lite-1.10-2.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2019-ca3444781e

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2019-09-14 00:40:27 UTC
perl-SOAP-Lite-1.10-2.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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