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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5969: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5969: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

** DISPUTED ** libxml2 2.9.4, when used in recover mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted XML document. NOTE: The maintainer states "I would disagree of a CVE with the Recover parsing option which should only be used for manual recovery at least for XML parser."

Solution(s)

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

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