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Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 09:16:16 +0200
From: Daniel Veillard <>
To: Robert Buchholz <>
Subject: Re: libxml2 "ampproblem" DoS

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 06:41:18PM +0200, Robert Buchholz wrote:
> Hey,
> I did not look into this issue closely yet, but I can reproduce an OOM 
> situation on libxml2 2.7.1, but not on 2.6.32.
> The malicious XML file can be found on
> I'm not sure if and how this is related to CVE-2008-3281.

  It's unrelated, the patch is attached to the bug, only 2.7.x is affected
and I will release 2.7.2 within a couple of hours.


Daniel Veillard      | libxml Gnome XML XSLT toolkit  | Rpmfind RPM search engine | virtualization library

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