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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-20005

Mini-XML: use after free via mxmlWalkNext

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via mxmlWalkNext() of Mini-XML, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Fedora.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 25/03/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2018-20005, FEDORA-2019-d333d01e08, FEDORA-2019-f99619e34d, VIGILANCE-VUL-28839.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via mxmlWalkNext() of Mini-XML, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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