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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2013-0339

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2013-0339

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/21/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libxml2 through 2.9.1 does not properly handle external entities expansion unless an application developer uses the xmlSAX2ResolveEntity or xmlSetExternalEntityLoader function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption), send HTTP requests to intranet servers, or read arbitrary files via a crafted XML document, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) issue. NOTE: it could be argued that because libxml2 already provides the ability to disable external entity expansion, the responsibility for resolving this issue lies with application developers; according to this argument, this entry should be REJECTed and each affected application would need its own CVE.

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-python
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-test
  • suse-upgrade-libxml2-x86
  • suse-upgrade-sle-sdk-release

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