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CVE-2016-3627

Published: 17 May 2016

The xmlStringGetNodeList function in tree.c in libxml2 2.9.3 and earlier, when used in recovery mode, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, stack consumption, and application crash) via a crafted XML document.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.9.4)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.8)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=bdd66182ef53fe1f7209ab6535fda56366bd7ac9