CVE-2015-7941

Priority
Description
libxml2 2.9.2 does not properly stop parsing invalid input, which allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
read and libxml2 crash) via crafted XML data to the (1) xmlParseEntityDecl
or (2) xmlParseConditionalSections function in parser.c, as demonstrated by
non-terminated entities.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (2.9.2+really2.9.1+dfsg1-0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.5)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (2.9.2+zdfsg1-4)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a7dfab7411cbf545f359dd3157e5df1eb0e7ce31
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=9b8512337d14c8ddf662fcb98b0135f225a1c489
More Information

Updated: 2020-01-29 19:53:18 UTC (commit 768ceb2fdee6790d707d0f681e1b54916744af1e)