QID 354486

Date Published: 2022-12-21

QID 354486: Amazon Linux Security Advisory for libxml2 : ALAS2022-2022-068

Valid.c in libxml2 before 2.9.13 has a use-after-free of id and idref attributes. (
( CVE-2022-23308) a flaw was found in the libxml2 library in functions used to manipulate the xmlbuf and the xmlbuffer types.
A substantial input causes values to calculate buffer sizes to overflow, resulting in an out-of-bounds write. (
( CVE-2022-29824)

Note: The preceding description block is extracted directly from the security advisory. Using automation, we have attempted to clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to a securitybreach or could affect integrity, availability, and confidentiality.

  • CVSS V3 rated as High - 7.5 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as Medium - 4.3 severity.
  • Solution
    Please refer to Amazon advisory: ALAS2022-2022-068 for affected packages and patching details, or update with your package manager.
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    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    ALAS2022-2022-068 amazon linux 2022 URL Logo alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2022/ALAS-2022-068.html