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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-LIBXML2-2112072
- published 26 Jul 2021
- disclosed 1 May 2021
How to fix?
libxml2 to version 0:2.9.7-9.el8_4.2 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
libxml2 package and not the
libxml2 package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
A vulnerability found in libxml2 in versions before 2.9.11 shows that it did not propagate errors while parsing XML mixed content, causing a NULL dereference. If an untrusted XML document was parsed in recovery mode and post-validated, the flaw could be used to crash the application. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.