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1523128: CVE-2017-15412 chromium-browser: use after free in libxml
A use-after-free flaw was found in the libxml2 library. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an application linked against libxml2 to crash when parsing a specially crafted XML file.

Find out more about CVE-2017-15412 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2018:0287 2018-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2017:3401 2017-12-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 libxml2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 mingw-libxml2 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 libxml2 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libxml2 Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libxml2 Out of support scope
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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