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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-0338: Vulnerability in libxml2 allows remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-0338: Vulnerability in libxml2 allows remote denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/25/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML file containing an entity declaration with long replacement text and many references to this entity, aka "internal entity expansion" with linear complexity.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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