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FreeBSD: expat -- multiple vulnerabilities (Multiple CVEs)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/10/2016
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

The XML parser in Expat does not use sufficient entropy for hash initialization, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted identifiers in an XML document. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0876.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-expat
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-linux-c6-expat

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