Vigil@nce - libxml2: memory leak via xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover
January 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, libxml.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 30/12/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can create a memory leak via xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover() of libxml2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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