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LIN5-18511 : Security Advisory - Expat - CVE-2009-3560

Created: Apr 15, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Apr 15, 2014
Previous ID: LIN4-31254
Found In Version: 5.0
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Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The big2_toUtf8 function in lib/xmltok.c in libexpat in Expat 2.0.1, as used in the XML-Twig module for Perl, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an XML document with malformed UTF-8 sequences that trigger a buffer over-read, related to the doProlog function in lib/xmlparse.c, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2625 and CVE-2009-3720.

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