CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published May 2, 2024
Updated: May 3, 2024


CVE-2024-34393 is a type confusion vulnerability found in libxmljs2, which can be exploited by parsing a specially crafted XML while invoking a function on the result of attrs() that was called on a parsed node. This vulnerability has the potential to cause denial of service, data leaks, infinite loops, and remote code execution on 32-bit systems with the XML_PARSE_HUGE flag enabled. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25 out of 100, with a base severity level of HIGH. No user interaction or privileges are required to exploit this vulnerability, and it can be targeted through a network attack vector. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality risk, as well as high availability impact.

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