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LIN6-10913 : Security Advisory - libxml2 - CVE-2015-8710

Created: Feb 19, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Mar 4, 2016
Found In Version: 6.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


It was discovered that libxml2 could access out-of-bounds memory when parsing unclosed HTML comments. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application linked against libxml2, could cause the application to disclose heap memory contents.

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