|Bugzilla:||983204: CVE-2013-2877 libxml2: Out-of-bounds read via a document that ends abruptly|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.0, as used in Google Chrome before 28.0.1500.71 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a document that ends abruptly, related to the lack of certain checks for the XML_PARSER_EOF state.
This issue affects the version of libxml2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. 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 flaw.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxml2)||RHSA-2014:0513||May 19, 2014|
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