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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1944: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1944: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/02/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow when adding a new namespace node, related to handling of XPath expressions.

Solution(s)

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

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