CVE Reference: CVE-2012-2871

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CVE-2012-2871

Description:
libxml2 2.9.0-rc1 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly support a cast of an unspecified variable during handling of XSL transforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unknown other impact via a crafted document, related to the _xmlNs data structure in include/libxml/tree.h.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78179

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00030.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA50838
  Secunia Advisory: SA54886

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:164

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2555

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001
  http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxml/src/include/libxml/tree.h?view=log
  http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxml/src/include/libxml/tree.h?r1=56276&r2=149930
  http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/08/stable-channel-update_30.html
  http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=138673

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00009.html


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