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Ubuntu: USN-2875-1 (CVE-2015-8710): libxml2 vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2875-1 (CVE-2015-8710): libxml2 vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The htmlParseComment function in HTMLparser.c in libxml2 allows attackers to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap memory access and application crash), or possibly have unspecified other impact via an unclosed HTML comment.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxml2

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