98110 : Libxml2 nanohttp.c xmlNanoHTTPConnectAttempt Function Socket Handling Memory Leak DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2013-09-30
Time to Patch
61 days

Description

Libxml2 contains a flaw in the xmlNanoHTTPConnectAttempt function in nanohttp.c that may allow a denial of service. The issue is triggered during socket handling, which can result in a memory leak. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to crash the program.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Other
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability. There are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. Check the vendor advisory, changelog, or solution in the references section for details.

Products

XMLSoft
Libxml2
Unspecified

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