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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16931: libxml2 Mishandling parameter-entity references

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16931: libxml2 Mishandling parameter-entity references

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/26/2018
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity references because the NEXTL macro calls the xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a '%' character in a DTD name.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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