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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-9251: libxml2: infinite loop in xz_decomp function in xzlib.c

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2018-9251: libxml2: infinite loop in xz_decomp function in xzlib.c

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/04/2018
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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