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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2015-7500: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2019-1220)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2015-7500: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2019-1220)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/15/2015
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

The xmlParseMisc function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read) via unspecified vectors related to incorrect entities boundaries and start tags.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libxml2
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libxml2-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libxml2-python
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libxml2-static

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