DescriptionThere is a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in VTK before 9.2.5, and it lies in IO/Infovis/vtkXMLTreeReader.cxx. The vendor didn't check the return value of libxml2 API 'xmlDocGetRootElement', and try to dereference it. It is unsafe as the return value can be NULL and that NULL pointer dereference may crash the application.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Aug 26 06:03:10 2022
CVE page last modified: Thu Mar 2 20:49:20 2023