Vulnerability identifier: #VU60922
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Gnome Development Team
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing ID and IDREF attributes in valid.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted XML input to the application, trigger a use-after-free error and crash the application or execute arbitrary code on the system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Libxml2: 2.0.0 - 2.9.12
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?