CVE-2018-14567

Published: 31 July 2018

libxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035 and CVE-2018-9251.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.9.4+dfsg1-6.1ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.6)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.13)
Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/commit/2240fbf5912054af025fb6e01e26375100275e74