libxml2 2.9.0-rc1 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly support a cast of an unspecified variable during handling of XSL transforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unknown other impact via a crafted document, related to the _xmlNs data structure in include/libxml/tree.h.
Published 2012-08-31 19:55:01
Updated 2017-08-29 01:31:43
Source Google Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2871

1.30%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 86 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2871

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

References for CVE-2012-2871

Products affected by CVE-2012-2871

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