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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3627: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3627: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/17/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The xmlStringGetNodeList function in tree.c in libxml2 2.9.3 and earlier, when used in recovery mode, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, stack consumption, and application crash) via a crafted XML document.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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