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F5 Networks: K16712298 (CVE-2016-1834): libxml2 vulnerability CVE-2016-1834

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F5 Networks: K16712298 (CVE-2016-1834): libxml2 vulnerability CVE-2016-1834

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
05/05/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlStrncat 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 execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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