CVE-2016-4449 (retired)

Priority
Description
XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the xmlStringLenDecodeEntities
function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.4, when not in validating mode,
allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a
denial of service (resource consumption) via unspecified vectors.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:released (2.9.4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.15)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.8)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=b1d34de46a11323fccffa9fadeb33be670d602f5
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:21:39 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)