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CVE-2015-7941

Description

libxml2 2.9.2 does not properly stop parsing invalid input, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and libxml2 crash) via crafted XML data to the (1) xmlParseEntityDecl or (2) xmlParseConditionalSections function in parser.c, as demonstrated by non-terminated entities.


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 12.04
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 14.04
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 15.04
xmlsoft:libxml2 xmlsoft libxml2 2.9.2

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