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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2012-52) (CVE-2012-0841)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2012-52) (CVE-2012-0841)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libxml2 before 2.8.0 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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