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
Status: ASSIGNED
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20101117,reported=20101207,sou...
: 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: 2015-11-24 10:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-12-07 03:59:59 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:
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=df83c17e5a2646bd923f75e5e507bc80d73c9722
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 00:56:52 EST
Statement:

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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