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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2012-6702): XML-RPC for C and C++ vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2012-6702): XML-RPC for C and C++ vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
06/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/20/2016
Modified
03/09/2021

Description

Expat, when used in a parser that has not called XML_SetHashSalt or passed it a seed of 0, makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via vectors involving use of the srand function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-lib64expat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexpat1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxmlrpc-c-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxmlrpc-core-c3

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