CVE-2018-9251

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Denial of service
Description
A security issue has been found in libxml2 <= 2.9.8 compiled with LZMA support enabled, in the xz_decomp function in xzlib.c. This flaw allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via an infinite loop, using a crafted XML payload that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-673 lib32-libxml2 2.9.8-3 2.9.8-4 Medium Fixed
AVG-672 libxml2 2.9.8-4 2.9.8-5 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
01 Oct 2018 ASA-201810-4 AVG-673 lib32-libxml2 Medium denial of service
01 Oct 2018 ASA-201810-3 AVG-672 libxml2 Medium denial of service
References
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=794914
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/commit/2240fbf5912054af025fb6e01e26375100275e74