CVE-2008-3529

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/31558

http://secunia.com/advisories/31855

http://secunia.com/advisories/31860

http://secunia.com/advisories/31868

http://secunia.com/advisories/31982

http://secunia.com/advisories/32265

http://secunia.com/advisories/32280

http://secunia.com/advisories/32807

http://secunia.com/advisories/32974

http://secunia.com/advisories/33715

http://secunia.com/advisories/33722

http://secunia.com/advisories/35056

http://secunia.com/advisories/35074

http://secunia.com/advisories/35379

http://secunia.com/advisories/36173

http://secunia.com/advisories/36235

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020855

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-126356-03-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247346-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261688-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-265329-1

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3550

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-400.htm

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-025.htm

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1654

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:192

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0884.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0886.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31126

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2822

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1298

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621

http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461015

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45085

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11760

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6103

https://usn.ubuntu.com/644-1/

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8798

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-12

Updated: 2018-10-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH