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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4472: Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-4472: Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The overflow protection in Expat is removed by compilers with certain optimization settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1283 and CVE-2015-2716.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-expat

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