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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-29824: Request to upgrade main/libxml2 to version 2.9.14

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-29824: Request to upgrade main/libxml2 to version 2.9.14

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/03/2022
Created
06/22/2022
Added
06/22/2022
Modified
06/22/2022

Description

In libxml2 before 2.9.14, several buffer handling functions in buf.c (xmlBuf*) and tree.c (xmlBuffer*) don't check for integer overflows. This can result in out-of-bounds memory writes. Exploitation requires a victim to open a crafted, multi-gigabyte XML file. Other software using libxml2's buffer functions, for example libxslt through 1.1.35, is affected as well.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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