CVE-2022-40304

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Last Modified on: 11/30/2022 04:26:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Libxml2 from Xmlsoft contain the following vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in libxml2 before 2.10.3. Certain invalid XML entity definitions can corrupt a hash table key, potentially leading to subsequent logic errors. In one case, a double-free can be provoked.

  • CVE-2022-40304 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
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UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict corruption caused by entity reference cycles (1b41ec4e) · Commits · GNOME / libxml2 · GitLab gitlab.gnome.org
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URL Logo MISC gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/commit/1b41ec4e9433b05bb0376be4725804c54ef1d80b
v2.10.3 · Tags · GNOME / libxml2 · GitLab gitlab.gnome.org
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URL Logo MISC gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/tags/v2.10.3
Tags · GNOME / libxml2 · GitLab gitlab.gnome.org
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URL Logo MISC gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/tags

Related QID Numbers

  • 181179 Debian Security Update for libxml2 (DLA 3172-1)
  • 181192 Debian Security Update for libxml2 (DSA 5271-1)
  • 283234 Fedora Security Update for libxml2 (FEDORA-2022-aeafd24818)
  • 377762 Apple MacOS Ventura 13.0.1 Not Installed (HT213504)
  • 502547 Alpine Linux Security Update for libxml2
  • 610450 Apple iOS 16.1.1 and iPadOS 16.1.1 Security Update Missing
  • 710675 Gentoo Linux libxml2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 202210-39)
  • 752695 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2022:3692-1)
  • 752722 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2022:3717-1)
  • 752764 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2022:3871-1)
  • 904575 Common Base Linux Mariner (CBL-Mariner) Security Update for libxml2 (11505)
  • 904587 Common Base Linux Mariner (CBL-Mariner) Security Update for libxml2 (11500)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationXmlsoftLibxml2AllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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Twitter Icon @OpenBSD_ports [email protected] modified textproc/libxml: SECURITY update to libxml-2.10.3 - [CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict corruption caused… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-10-15 12:55:18
Twitter Icon @OpenBSD_ports OPENBSD_7_2 [email protected] modified textproc/libxml: SECURITY update to libxml-2.10.3 - [CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict corru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-10-15 12:55:19
Twitter Icon @OpenBSD_stable OPENBSD_7_2 [email protected] modified textproc/libxml: SECURITY update to libxml-2.10.3 - [CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict corru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-10-15 12:55:19
Twitter Icon @OpenBSD_ports OPENBSD_7_1 [email protected] changed textproc/libxml: Merge SECURITY fixes from upstream: - [CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict cor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-10-15 12:55:20
Twitter Icon @OpenBSD_stable OPENBSD_7_1 [email protected] changed textproc/libxml: Merge SECURITY fixes from upstream: - [CVE-2022-40304] Fix dict cor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-10-15 12:55:21
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Twitter Icon @0xdea [CVE-2022-40304] Double-free when parsing default attributes // by @NedWilliamson gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/… 2022-11-10 06:14:41
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Twitter Icon @Komodosec #Vulnerability #Apple CVE-2022-40303 & CVE-2022-40304: RCE flaws in Apple iOS, macOS securityonline.info/cve-2022-40303… 2022-11-11 11:05:32
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Twitter Icon @ernered CVE-2022-40303 & CVE-2022-40304: RCE flaws in Apple iOS, macOS securityonline.info/cve-2022-40303… #technology #feedly 2022-11-13 16:05:38
Twitter Icon @hagieee iOS/iPadOS 1.6.1.1リリース libxml2の脆弱性(CVE-2022-40303, CVE-2022-40304) 2件が修正 support.apple.com/ja-jp/HT213505 2022-11-14 04:48:10
Twitter Icon @iototsecnews macOS/iOS のリモート・コード実行の脆弱性が FIX:CVE-2022-40303/CVE-2022-40304 #security #apple #vulnerability iototsecnews.jp/2022/11/10/app… 2022-11-19 22:08:46
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2022-40304 : An issue was discovered in libxml2 before 2.10.3. Certain invalid XML entity definitions can corru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-11-23 18:05:41
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