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USN-2592-1: XML::LibXML vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/04/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/07/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The _clone function in XML::LibXML before 2.0119 does not properly set the expand_entities option, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted XML data to the (1) new or (2) load_xml function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxml-libxml-perl

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