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RHSA-2011:1749: libxml2 security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:1749: libxml2 security and bug fix update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/07/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
08/04/2020

Description

Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow when adding a new namespace node, related to handling of XPath expressions.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-python
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-static

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