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Ubuntu: USN-2834-1 (CVE-2015-8242): libxml2 vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2834-1 (CVE-2015-8242): libxml2 vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/14/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/15/2015
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The xmlSAX2TextNode function in SAX2.c in the push interface in the HTML parser in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain sensitive information via crafted XML data.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxml2

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