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F5 BIG-IP - libxml2 vulnerability CVE-2015-8806

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

dict.c in libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via an unexpected character immediately after the '<!DOCTYPE html' substring in a crafted HTML document.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)