CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-10-11
Bugzilla: 735751: CVE-2011-2834 libxml2: double-free caused by malformed XPath expression in XSLT
IAVA: 2012-A-0073


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Double free vulnerability in libxml2, as used in Google Chrome before 14.0.835.163, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to XPath handling.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2834 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0016 January 11, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0017 January 11, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2011:1749 December 05, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mingw32-libxml2) RHSA-2013:0217 January 31, 2013

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