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xerces-c2 -- Attribute blowup denial-of-service


Amit Klein reports about Xerces-C++:

An attacker can craft a malicious XML document, which uses XML attributes in a way that inflicts a denial of service condition on the target machine (XML parser). The result of this attack is that the XML parser consumes all the CPU.



portaudit: xerces-c2 -- Attribute blowup denial-of-service

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