CVE-2018-14404 – A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the xpath.c:xmlXPathCompOpEval() functi …

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Vuln ID: CVE-2018-14404

Published:  2018-07-19  13:29:00Z

Description: A NULL pointer dereference vulnerability exists in the xpath.c:xmlXPathCompOpEval() function of libxml2 through 2.9.8 when parsing an invalid XPath expression in the XPATH_OP_AND or XPATH_OP_OR case. Applications processing untrusted XSL format inputs with the use of the libxml2 library may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack due to a crash of the application.

Source: NVD.NIST.GOV