CVE-2020-7595

NameCVE-2020-7595
DescriptionxmlStringLenDecodeEntities in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.10 has an infinite loop in a certain end-of-file situation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs949582

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u6vulnerable
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u8vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster2.9.4+dfsg1-7vulnerable
bullseye2.9.4+dfsg1-8vulnerable
sid2.9.10+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2source(unstable)2.9.10+dfsg-2.1949582

Notes

[buster] - libxml2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libxml2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libxml2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/commit/0e1a49c8907645d2e155f0d89d4d9895ac5112b5

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