CVE-2008-3281

NameCVE-2008-3281
Descriptionlibxml2 2.6.32 and earlier does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion in an attribute value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1631-1, DTSA-158-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)buster2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u4fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.9.10+dfsg-6.7+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid2.9.14+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)5.0.375.29~r46008-1
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-3DSA-1631-1
libxml2sourcelenny2.6.32.dfsg-2+lenny1DTSA-158-1
libxml2source(unstable)2.6.32.dfsg-3medium

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