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Security Vulnerability in the libxml2 Library May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5216

The xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via XML containing invalid UTF-8 sequences.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 10
  • Sun Solaris 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6284
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