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Use-after-free vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ 3.1.3 and earlier does not properly handle exceptions raised in the XMLReader class, which allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid character in an XML document.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: May 13, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: May 13, 2016

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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