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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3281

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/27/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libxml2 2.6.32 and earlier does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion in an attribute value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libxml2
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-devel-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-doc
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-x86
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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