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Bug 817863 (CVE-2021-42260) - dev-libs/tinyxml: infinite loop (CVE-2021-42260)
Summary: dev-libs/tinyxml: infinite loop (CVE-2021-42260)
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2021-42260
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://sourceforge.net/p/tinyxml/bug...
Whiteboard: B3 [upstream]
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Reported: 2021-10-12 14:14 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2021-10-12 14:14 UTC (History)
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Description John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-10-12 14:14:17 UTC
CVE-2021-42260:

TinyXML through 2.6.2 has an infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData::Stamp in tinyxmlparser.cpp via the TIXML_UTF_LEAD_0 case. It can be triggered by a crafted XML message and leads to a denial of service.