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Red Hat: CVE-2021-3517: Moderate: libxml2 security update (RHSA-2021:2569)

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Red Hat: CVE-2021-3517: Moderate: libxml2 security update (RHSA-2021:2569)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/19/2021
Created
06/30/2021
Added
06/30/2021
Modified
06/30/2021

Description

There is a flaw in the xml entity encoding functionality of libxml2 in versions before 2.9.11. An attacker who is able to supply a crafted file to be processed by an application linked with the affected functionality of libxml2 could trigger an out-of-bounds read. The most likely impact of this flaw is to application availability, with some potential impact to confidentiality and integrity if an attacker is able to use memory information to further exploit the application.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-debugsource
  • redhat-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-python3-libxml2
  • redhat-upgrade-python3-libxml2-debuginfo

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