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Alpine Linux: CVE-2021-3537: NULL Pointer Dereference

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2021-3537: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/14/2021
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

A vulnerability found in libxml2 in versions before 2.9.11 shows that it did not propagate errors while parsing XML mixed content, causing a NULL dereference. If an untrusted XML document was parsed in recovery mode and post-validated, the flaw could be used to crash the application. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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