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Vulnerability of Raptor RDF Syntax Library: buffer overflow via raptor_xml_writer_start_element_common

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via raptor_xml_writer_start_element_common() of Raptor RDF Syntax Library, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/11/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2017-18926, DLA-2438-1, DSA-4785-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1949-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1959-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3350-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3351-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3352-1, USN-4630-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33847.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via raptor_xml_writer_start_element_co...
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

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