libexpat is a fast streaming XML parser. Alongside libxml2, Expat is one of the most widely used software libre XML parsers written in C, precisely C99. It is cross-platform and licensed under the MIT license.
has been released
Alongside the usual pile of improvements to the build system,
most importantly this release fixes
a heap use-after-free vulnerability in function
with expected impact of denial of service
or potentially arbitrary code execution.
For more details, please
check out the change log.
If you maintain Expat packaging or a bundled copy of Expat or a pinned version of Expat somewhere, please update to 2.4.9. Thank you!