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USN-855-1: libhtml-parser-perl vulnerability

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USN-855-1: libhtml-parser-perl vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/29/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The decode_entities function in util.c in HTML-Parser before 3.63 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an incomplete SGML numeric character reference, which triggers generation of an invalid UTF-8 character.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libhtml-parser-perl

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