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Security Vulnerabilities in the libxml2 Library Routines xmlSAX2Characters() May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service (DoS)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6219

Integer overflow in the xmlSAX2Characters function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a large XML document.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Sun Solaris 9
  • Sun Solaris 10
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4226
Product(s):