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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2099: Xerces-C++: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2099: Xerces-C++: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ 3.1.3 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid character in an XML document.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-xerces-c

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