CVE-2007-6284

MEDIUM

Description

The xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via XML containing invalid UTF-8 sequences.

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202628

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000009.html

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2008-January/msg00036.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/28439

http://secunia.com/advisories/28444

http://secunia.com/advisories/28450

http://secunia.com/advisories/28452

http://secunia.com/advisories/28458

http://secunia.com/advisories/28466

http://secunia.com/advisories/28470

http://secunia.com/advisories/28475

http://secunia.com/advisories/28636

http://secunia.com/advisories/28716

http://secunia.com/advisories/28740

http://secunia.com/advisories/29591

http://secunia.com/advisories/31074

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-20.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1019181

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103201-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201514-1

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-047.htm

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-050.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1461

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:010

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0032.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486410/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490306/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27248

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0117

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0144

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1033/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references

http://www.xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=425927

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2121

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11594

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5216

https://usn.ubuntu.com/569-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00379.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00396.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-01-12

Updated: 2018-10-15

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM