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FreeBSD Ports: p5-HTML-Parser

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: p5-HTML-Parser CVE-2009-3627 The decode_entities function in util.c in HTML-Parser before 3.63 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an incomplete SGML numeric character reference, which triggers generation of an invalid UTF-8 character.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/37155 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/68bda678-caab-11de-a97e-be89dfd1042e.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)