Expat 2.4.7 released

March 4, 2022

Submitted by Sebastian Pipping.

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.

Expat 2.4.7 has been released a few minutes ago. Most importantly, this release relaxes the fix to CVE-2022-25236 (introduced with release 2.4.5) which some of you have been waiting for, due to related incompatibilities.

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 2.4.7. Thank you!

Sebastian Pipping

This article first appeared at blog.hartwork.org.

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