Use After Free Affecting libxml2 package, versions <0:2.9.7-12.el8_5


medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
7.5 high
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SUSE
7 high
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Red Hat
8.1 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-LIBXML2-2411567
  • published 23 Feb 2022
  • disclosed 20 Feb 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 libxml2 to version 0:2.9.7-12.el8_5 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream libxml2 package and not the libxml2 package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

valid.c in libxml2 before 2.9.13 has a use-after-free of ID and IDREF attributes.