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Ubuntu: USN-2812-1 (CVE-2015-8035): libxml2 vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2812-1 (CVE-2015-8035): libxml2 vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/23/2015
Modified
09/19/2017

Description

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.1 does not properly detect compression errors, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via crafted XML data.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxml2

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