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ELSA-2012-0018 Important: Oracle Linux libxml2 security update

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ELSA-2012-0018 Important: Oracle Linux libxml2 security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/25/2012
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in libxml2, as used in Google Chrome before 16.0.912.75, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxml2
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxml2-python
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxml2-static

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