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expat2 -- Fix extraction of namespace prefixes from XML names

Affected packages
expat < 2.2.7


VuXML ID c5bd8a25-99a6-11e9-a598-f079596b62f9
Discovery 2019-06-19
Entry 2019-09-16

expat project reports:

XML names with multiple colons could end up in the wrong namespace, and take a high amount of RAM and CPU resources while processing, opening the door to use for denial-of-service attacks