[Pkg-linaro-lava-devel] Bug#1024429: lava: CVE-2022-44641: Recursive XML entity expansion

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Sat Nov 19 10:54:28 GMT 2022

Source: lava
Version: 2022.10-1
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream
X-Debbugs-Cc: carnil at debian.org, Debian Security Team <team at security.debian.org>


The following vulnerability was published for lava.

| In Linaro Automated Validation Architecture (LAVA) before 2022.11,
| users with valid credentials can submit crafted XMLRPC requests that
| cause a recursive XML entity expansion, leading to excessive use of
| memory on the server and a Denial of Service.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-44641
[1] https://lists.lavasoftware.org/archives/list/lava-announce@lists.lavasoftware.org/thread/WHXGQMIZAPW3GCQEXYHC32N2ZAAAIYCY/
[2] https://git.lavasoftware.org/lava/lava/-/commit/1bee0f8957741582c2bed800974f31439c6f3ff5

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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