Public Date:
2012-A-0153, 2012-A-0073
735751: CVE-2011-2834 libxml2: double-free caused by malformed XPath expression in XSLT

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 6 (mingw32-libxml2) RHSA-2013:0217 2013-01-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0017 2012-01-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0016 2012-01-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2011:1749 2011-12-05