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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-9318: libxml2 security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-9318: libxml2 security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
01/04/2021

Description

libxml2 2.9.4 and earlier, as used in XMLSec 1.2.23 and earlier and other products, does not offer a flag directly indicating that the current document may be read but other files may not be opened, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted document.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libxml2
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libxml2-python

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