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LIN5-20422 : Security Advisory - libxml-libxml-perl - CVE-2015-3451

Created: May 17, 2015    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Jul 5, 2015
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The _clone function in XML::LibXML before 2.0119 does not properly set the expand_entities option, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted XML data to the (1) new or (2) load_xml function.<a href=>CWE-611: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')</a>

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