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Bug 665963 - (CVE-2010-4494) CVE-2010-4494 libxml2: double-free in XPath processing code
CVE-2010-4494 libxml2: double-free in XPath processing code
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 665965 710397 891477 891478
Blocks: 734217 734221 891480
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Reported: 2010-12-28 00:48 EST by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2018-01-29 20:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-12-07 03:59:59 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:1749 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: libxml2 security and bug fix update 2011-12-05 20:01:47 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0217 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: mingw32-libxml2 security update 2013-01-31 19:25:14 EST

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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 00:48:39 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-4494 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-4494
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4494
Assigned: 20101207
Reference: CONFIRM:http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=63444
Reference: CONFIRM:http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/12/stable-beta-channel-updates.html

Double free vulnerability in Google Chrome before 8.0.552.215 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
unspecified other impact via vectors related to XPath handling.

Upstream libxml2 patch:
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 00:56:52 EST

This issue did not affect the versions of libxml and libxml2 as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, and it did not affect the version of libxml2 as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 01:04:36 EST
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 665965]
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-12-06 13:55:21 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1749 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1749.html
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-31 14:32:43 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0217 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html

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