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LIN6-10698 : Security Advisory - libxml2 - CVE-2015-8241

Created: Dec 29, 2015    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jan 26, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


The xmlNextChar function in libxml2 2.9.2 does not properly check the state, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain sensitive information via crafted XML data.

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