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computer threat announce 28872

librsvg: infinite loop via SVG Use

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via SVG Use of librsvg, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 27/03/2019.
Références of this bulletin: FEDORA-2019-d7ef743ef0, VIGILANCE-VUL-28872.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via SVG Use of librsvg, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin 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 weakness.

Solutions for this threat

Fedora 28: new librsvg2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: librsvg2 2.42.7-2.fc28
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