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Security Advisory - libxml2 denial of service flaw - CVE-2008-3281

Released: Sep 10, 2008     Updated: Sep 10, 2008


There's a denial of service flaw in libxml2. This flaw leads to recursive evaluation of entities, the result being an exhaustion of memory and CPU usage. IDENTIFIER = WIND00130238

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0, Linux Platforms 1.x


Installation Notes

Installation Notes is for 1.4 is for 1.5 is for 2.0

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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