Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Affecting libxml2 package, versions *

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Overview

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 does not prevent infinite recursion in parameter entities.

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CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-16932
CWE
CWE-835
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-LIBXML2-429486
Disclosed
23 Nov, 2017
Published
23 Nov, 2017