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parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity references because the NEXTL macro calls the xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a \'%\' character in a DTD name.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Component: libxml2
Publish Date: Nov 23, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Nov 23, 2017

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed LIN10-2633 --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-8280 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-5889 --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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