A vulnerability found in libxml2 in versions before 2.9.11 shows that it did not propagate errors while parsing XML mixed content, causing a NULL dereference. If an untrusted XML document was parsed in recovery mode and post-validated, the flaw could be used to crash the application. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
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|Access Vector:||Undefined||Attack Complexity:||Undefined|
|Privileges Required:||None||User Interaction:||None|
|Integrity Impact:||Undefined||Availability Impact:||Undefined|
|Oracle Linux version 8 (libxml2)||ELSA-2021-2569||2021-07-03|
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