CVE Reference: CVE-2008-3281

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-3281

Description:
libxml2 2.6.32 and earlier does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion in an attribute value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-640-1
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-644-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html

ST
  1020728

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32974
  Secunia Advisory: SA31982
  Secunia Advisory: SA31566
  Secunia Advisory: SA32807
  Secunia Advisory: SA32488
  Secunia Advisory: SA31855
  Secunia Advisory: SA31590
  Secunia Advisory: SA31748
  Secunia Advisory: SA31558
  Secunia Advisory: SA31728
  Secunia Advisory: SA35379

REDHAT

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9812
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6496

MLIST
  http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000039.html
  http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2008-August/msg00034.html

MISC
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0017.html

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:192
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:180

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1631

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
  http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/libxml2?view=revision&revision=3772
  http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
  http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497962/100/0/threaded

BID
  30783

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html


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