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Apple Safari security update for CVE-2008-4409

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/03/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2012
Modified
09/02/2015

Description

libxml2 2.7.0 and 2.7.1 does not properly handle "predefined entities definitions" in entities, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash), as demonstrated by use of xmllint on a certain XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-1564 and CVE-2008-3281.

Solution(s)

  • apple-safari-upgrade-4_0
  • apple-safari-windows-uninstall

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