expat - XML Parser Toolkit

Distribution: openSUSE 42.2
Repository: openSUSE Update Oss all
Package name: expat
Package version: 2.1.0
Package release: 19.1
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 152.44 KB
Download size: 54.02 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.gwdg.de
Expat is an XML parser library written in C. It is a stream-oriented parser in which an application registers handlers for things the parser might find in the XML document (like start tags).



  • expat = 2.1.0-19.1
  • expat(x86-64) = 2.1.0-19.1


    Source package: expat-2.1.0-19.1.src.rpm

    Install Howto

    Install expat rpm package:

    # zypper install expat


    • /usr/bin/xmlwf
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/COPYING
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/Changes
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/README
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/expat.png
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/expatfaq.html
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/reference.html
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/style.css
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/valid-xhtml10.png
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/examples/elements.c
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/expat/examples/outline.c
    • /usr/share/man/man1/xmlwf.1.gz


    2017-02-02 - tchvatal@suse.com - Add patch to fix bnc#983216 and bnc#983215 CVE-2012-6702 CVE-2016-5300 * expat-2.1.1-CVE-2012-6702.patch

    2016-05-17 - kstreitova@suse.com - add expat-2.1.0-heap_buffer_overflow.patch to fix multiple integer overflows [bnc#980391], [CVE-2015-1283] - fix some issues with the current version of the expat-2.1.0-parser_crashes_on_malformed_input.patch [bnc#979441], [CVE-2016-0718]

    2016-05-11 - kstreitova@suse.com - add expat-2.1.0-parser_crashes_on_malformed_input.patch to fix Expat XML parser that mishandles certain kinds of malformed input documents [bnc#979441], [CVE-2016-0718]

    2013-03-26 - mmeister@suse.com - Added url as source. Please see http://en.opensuse.org/SourceUrls

    2013-02-21 - jengelh@inai.de - Sanitize description of expat (replace it with a more current one from the homepage)

    2013-02-04 - schwab@suse.de - Update config.guess/sub for aarch64

    2013-01-23 - pgajdos@suse.com - fix of fix of [bnc#798644] - according to upstream changelog: - Improved ability to build without the configure-generated expat_config.h header. This is useful for applications which embed Expat rather than linking in the library. because I am not exactly sure about implication of this, rather use - DXML_HAVE_VISIBILITY in CFLAG_VISIBILITY in expat-visibility.patch

    2013-01-22 - jengelh@inai.de - Executing autoreconf requires autoconf BuildRequire

    2013-01-18 - pgajdos@suse.com - really hide private Xml* symbols [bnc#798644] * modified visibility.patch

    2012-04-10 - tabraham@novell.com - update to 2.1.0 - Bug Fixes: [#1742315]: Harmful XML_ParserCreateNS suggestion. [#2895533]: CVE-2012-1147 - Resource leak in readfilemap.c. [#1785430]: Expat build fails on linux-amd64 with gcc version>=4.1 -O3. [#1983953], 2517952, 2517962, 2649838: Build modifications using autoreconf instead of buildconf.sh. [#2815947], #2884086: OBJEXT and EXEEXT support while building. [#1990430]: CVE-2009-3720 - Parser crash with special UTF-8 sequences. [#2517938]: xmlwf should return non-zero exit status if not well-formed. [#2517946]: Wrong statement about XMLDecl in xmlwf.1 and xmlwf.sgml. [#2855609]: Dangling positionPtr after error. [#2894085]: CVE-2009-3560 - Buffer over-read and crash in big2_toUtf8(). [#2958794]: CVE-2012-1148 - Memory leak in poolGrow. [#2990652]: CMake support. [#3010819]: UNEXPECTED_STATE with a trailing "%" in entity value. [#3206497]: Unitialized memory returned from XML_Parse. [#3287849]: make check fails on mingw-w64. [#3496608]: CVE-2012-0876 - Hash DOS attack. - Patches: [#1749198]: pkg-config support. [#3010222]: Fix for bug #3010819. [#3312568]: CMake support. [#3446384]: Report byte offsets for attr names and values. - New Features / API changes: * Added new API member XML_SetHashSalt() that allows setting an intial value (salt) for hash calculations. This is part of the fix for bug #3496608 to randomize hash parameters. * When compiled with XML_ATTR_INFO defined, adds new API member XML_GetAttributeInfo() that allows retrieving the byte offsets for attribute names and values (patch #3446384). * Added CMake build system. See bug #2990652 and patch #3312568. * Added run-benchmark target to Makefile.in - relies on testdata module present in the same relative location as in the repository.