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USN-644-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities

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USN-644-1: libxml2 vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxml2

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