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ELSA-2015-2549 Moderate: Oracle Linux libxml2 security update

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ELSA-2015-2549 Moderate: Oracle Linux libxml2 security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/18/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The xmlStringLenDecodeEntities function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 does not properly prevent entity expansion, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3660.

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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