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CVE-2017-18258

Description

The xz_head function in xzlib.c in libxml2 before 2.9.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted LZMA file, because the decoder functionality does not restrict memory usage to what is required for a legitimate file.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 6.5
Publish Date: Apr 8, 2018
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: MEDIUM
Modified Date: Apr 8, 2018

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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