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CVE-2011-3102

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-05-15
Bugzilla: 822109: CVE-2011-3102 libxml: An off-by-one out-of-bounds write by XPointer part evaluation
IAVA: 2013-A-0031

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in libxml2, as used in Google Chrome before 19.0.1084.46 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3102 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affected the version of libxml2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 has been addressed via RHSA-2012:1288. This issue affects the version of mingw32-libxml2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. A future update may address this issue in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:1288 September 18, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:1288 September 18, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mingw32-libxml2) RHSA-2013:0217 January 31, 2013

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