Bug 735712 (CVE-2011-2821) - CVE-2011-2821 libxml2: double free caused by malformed XPath expression in XSLT
Summary: CVE-2011-2821 libxml2: double free caused by malformed XPath expression in XSLT
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2011-2821
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: public=20110822,reported=20110822,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 710397 735715 891477 891478
Blocks: 891480
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-05 06:52 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2019-06-08 18:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-10-13 11:19:27 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:1749 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: libxml2 security and bug fix update 2011-12-06 01:01:47 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0217 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: mingw32-libxml2 security update 2013-02-01 00:25:14 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-09-05 06:52:52 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-2821 to the following vulnerability.

Name: CVE-2011-2821
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2821
Reference: CONFIRM:http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=89402 
Reference: CONFIRM:http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2011/08/stable-channel-update_22.html 

Double free vulnerability in libxml2, as used in Google Chrome before
13.0.782.215, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or
possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted XPath expression.

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-09-05 06:54:46 UTC
Upstream patch:
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=f5048b3e71fc30ad096970b8df6e7af073bae4cb

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-09-05 07:10:02 UTC
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 735715]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-12-06 18:55:37 UTC
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 13 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-01-06 11:29:55 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of libxml2 package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.

Comment 16 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-31 19:33:01 UTC
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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