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F5 Networks: K65460334 (CVE-2012-6702): Expat XML parser vulnerability CVE-2012-6702

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F5 Networks: K65460334 (CVE-2012-6702): Expat XML parser vulnerability CVE-2012-6702

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/10/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

Expat, when used in a parser that has not called XML_SetHashSalt or passed it a seed of 0, makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via vectors involving use of the srand function.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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