CVE-2013-1969

HIGH
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Description

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.9.0 and possibly other versions might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) htmlParseChunk and (2) xmldecl_done functions, as demonstrated by a buffer overflow in the xmlBufGetInputBase function.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00109.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00081.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/53061

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/17/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/19/1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1817-1

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=690202

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=de0cc20c29cb3f056062925395e0f68d2250a46f

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-04-25

Updated: 2013-06-21

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
80691Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libxml2 (cve_2013_1969_resource_management)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
79964GLSA-201412-11 : AMD64 x86 emulation base libraries: Multiple vulnerabilities (Heartbleed)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
74982openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-SU-2013:0945-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
70836GLSA-201311-06 : libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
66346Ubuntu 13.04 : libxml2 vulnerability (USN-1817-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high