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LIN6-11182 : Security Advisory - xerces-c - CVE-2016-2099

Created: May 17, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 2, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


Use-after-free vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ 3.1.3 and earlier does not properly handle exceptions raised in the XMLReader class, which allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid character in an XML document.

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