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880466: CVE-2012-5134 libxml2: Heap-buffer-underflow in xmlParseAttValueComplex

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer underflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.91 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an XML document.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5134 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:1512 2012-11-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:1512 2012-11-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (mingw32-libxml2) RHSA-2013:0217 2013-01-31
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