Bug 1472090 - CVE-2017-1000061 xmlsec1: xmlsec vulnerable to external entity expansion [epel-7]
CVE-2017-1000061 xmlsec1: xmlsec vulnerable to external entity expansion [epe...
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: xmlsec1 (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security, SecurityTracking
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Blocks: CVE-2017-1000061
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Reported: 2017-07-18 01:08 EDT by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2017-08-18 09:41 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-18 09:41:23 EDT
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Description Doran Moppert 2017-07-18 01:08:18 EDT
This is an automatically created tracking bug!  It was created to ensure
that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
of epel-7.

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

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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
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Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2017-07-18 01:08:23 EDT
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 [PUT CVEs HERE]

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

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable

# Suggest that users restart after update


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Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2017-08-18 09:41:23 EDT
Closing this as xmlsec1 is no longer in epel-7.  It should not be there, as epel is not supposed to include packages available in the matching rhel version.

xmlsec1 was not included in rhel 7.0, which is likely the reason why it was added to epel-7.  However, the package was added to rhel-7 in 7.1, released in Mar 2015.  At that time, xmlsec1 should have been removed from epel-7.  That apparently did not happen until some time after Mar this year.

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