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CVE-2015-5312

Description

The xmlStringLenDecodeEntities function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 does not properly prevent entity expansion, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3660. #### Bugs * <https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756733>


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
ubuntu 14.04 libxml2 2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.6
ubuntu upstream libxml2 2.9.3
ubuntu 15.04 libxml2 2.9.2+dfsg1-3ubuntu0.2
ubuntu 15.10 libxml2 2.9.2+zdfsg1-4ubuntu0.2

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