CVE-2020-24977

Published: 04 September 2020

GNOME project libxml2 v2.9.10 has a global buffer over-read vulnerability in xmlEncodeEntitiesInternal at libxml2/entities.c. The issue has been fixed in commit 50f06b3e.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.9.10+dfsg-6.2)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(2.9.10+dfsg-6.3build2)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Needed

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/commit/50f06b3efb638efb0abd95dc62dca05ae67882c2