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Highly critical

Libxml2 Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-07-30    Views:  2,553

Secunia Advisory SA50092

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Libxml2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to integer overflow errors when parsing XML documents.

NOTE: These vulnerabilities only affect the 64-bit platform.


Solution:
Fixed in the GIT repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Originally reported in Google Chrome by Jüri Aedla.

Original Advisory:
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=129930

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