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AlmaLinux 8 : libxml2 (ALSA-2021:1597)

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The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2021:1597 advisory. - GNOME project libxml2 v2.9.10 has a global buffer over-read vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c. The issue has been fixed in commit 50f06b3e. (CVE-2020-24977) Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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