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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
A denial of service flaw was found in the way libxml2, a library
providing support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files,
performed string substitutions when entity values for external entity
references replacement (--noent option) was requested / enabled during
the XML file parsing. A remote attacker could provide a specially
crafted XML file containing an external entity expansion, when
processed would lead to excessive CPU consumption (denial of service)
(CVE-2013-0339). This a different flaw from CVE-2013-0338.
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
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69053 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5900061050
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0339CVE-2013-2877
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