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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-14404: libxml2: NULL pointer dereference in xmlXPathCompOpEval() function in xpath.c

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-14404: libxml2: NULL pointer dereference in xmlXPathCompOpEval() function in xpath.c

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/19/2018
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the xpath.c:xmlXPathCompOpEval() function of libxml2 through 2.9.8 when parsing an invalid XPath expression in the XPATH_OP_AND or XPATH_OP_OR case. Applications processing untrusted XSL format inputs with the use of the libxml2 library may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack due to a crash of the application.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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