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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4449: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4449: Security patch for libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the xmlStringLenDecodeEntities function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.4, when not in validating mode, allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxml2

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