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SUSE: CVE-2016-5300: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/03/2017
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The XML parser in Expat does not use sufficient entropy for hash initialization, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted identifiers in an XML document. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0876.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-expat
  • suse-upgrade-libexpat-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libexpat1
  • suse-upgrade-libexpat1-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libexpat1-x86
  • suse-upgrade-sles12-docker-image
  • suse-upgrade-sles12sp1-docker-image
  • suse-upgrade-sles12sp2-docker-image

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