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LIN8-3767 : Security Advisory - php & libxml2 - CVE-2015-6838

Created: May 31, 2016    Updated: Jul 6, 2016
Resolved Date: Jun 23, 2016
Found In Version: 8.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Userspace


The xsl_ext_function_php function in ext/xsl/xsltprocessor.c in PHP before 5.4.45, 5.5.x before 5.5.29, and 5.6.x before 5.6.13, when libxml2 before 2.9.2 is used, does not consider the possibility of a NULL valuePop return value before proceeding with a free operation after the principal argument loop, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-6837.<a href=>CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference</a>


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