[USN-3281-1] Apache Fop vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue May 9 15:31:00 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3281-1
May 09, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Apache Fop would allow unintended access to files over the network or could
be made to crash.
- fop: XML formatter
Pierre Ernst discovered that Apache Fop incorrectly handled XML external
entities. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
sensitive files from the filesystem, or cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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