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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1839: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1839: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The xmlDictAddString function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted XML document.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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