89713 : Libxml2 xmlschemas.c Duplicate IDC Node List Handling DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-01-05

Description

Libxml2 contains a flaw in xmlschemas.c that may allow a denial of service. The issue is triggered when handling duplicate IDC node lists. With a specially crafted list, a context-dependent attacker can cause a segfault, which will crash the system.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 2.6.23, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

XMLSoft
libxml
2.6.22

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