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CVE-2017-18258 Detail

Description

The xz_head function in xzlib.c in libxml2 before 2.9.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted LZMA file, because the decoder functionality does not restrict memory usage to what is required for a legitimate file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/08/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=e2a9122b8dde53d320750451e9907a7dcb2ca8bb

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18258
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/08/2018