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Libxml2 Heap Overflow in xmlParseAttValueComplex() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6103

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
  • VMWare ESX Server 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3529
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