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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2416: libxml2: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2416: libxml2: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/11/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted (1) Notation or (2) Enumeration attribute types in an XML file, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libxml2

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