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Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 12:27:08 +0200
From: Robert Buchholz <>
Cc: Daniel Veillard <>,
 "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: Re: libxml2 "ampproblem" DoS

On Friday 03 October 2008, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> 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.

Sounds good, thanks.

Steven, can you assign a CVE id for this?


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