Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19956: Moderate: libxml2 security update (ALSA-2020-4479)

Back to Search

Alma Linux: CVE-2019-19956: Moderate: libxml2 security update (ALSA-2020-4479)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/24/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.10 has a memory leak related to newDoc->oldNs.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-libxml2
  • alma-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • alma-upgrade-python3-libxml2

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;