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Red Hat: CVE-2024-25062: libxml2: use-after-free in XMLReader (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2024-25062: libxml2: use-after-free in XMLReader (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/04/2024
Created
05/10/2024
Added
05/10/2024
Modified
05/10/2024

Description

An issue was discovered in libxml2 before 2.11.7 and 2.12.x before 2.12.5. When using the XML Reader interface with DTD validation and XInclude expansion enabled, processing crafted XML documents can lead to an xmlValidatePopElement use-after-free.

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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