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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-9318: libxml2 XML External Entity vulnerability

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-9318: libxml2 XML External Entity vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
01/04/2021

Description

libxml2 2.9.4 and earlier, as used in XMLSec 1.2.23 and earlier and other products, does not offer a flag directly indicating that the current document may be read but other files may not be opened, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted document.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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