Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-15412): libxml2 vulnerability
|4||(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)||December 08, 2017||December 14, 2017||December 20, 2017|
Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.
USN-3513-1 fixed a vulnerability in libxml2. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that libxml2 incorrecty handled certain files. An attacker could use this issue with specially constructed XML data to cause libxml2 to consume resources, leading to a denial of service.
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