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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-9049: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-9049: libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

libxml2 20904-GITv2.9.4-16-g0741801 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in the xmlDictComputeFastKey function in dict.c. This vulnerability causes programs that use libxml2, such as PHP, to crash. This vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for libxml2 Bug 759398.

Solution(s)

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

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