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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2018-20843: Vulnerability in libexpat

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2018-20843: Vulnerability in libexpat

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/24/2019
Created
10/17/2019
Added
10/16/2019
Modified
09/16/2021

Description

In libexpat in Expat before 2.2.7, XML input including XML names that contain a large number of colons could make the XML parser consume a high amount of RAM and CPU resources while processing (enough to be usable for denial-of-service attacks).

Solution(s)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-value-library-expat-2-2-7-11-4-14-0-1-1-0

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