CVE-2013-2156

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Exclusive Canonicalization functionality (xsec/canon/XSECC14n20010315.cpp) in Apache Santuario XML Security for C++ (aka xml-security-c) before 1.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PrefixList attribute.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2013-06/0143.html

http://santuario.apache.org/secadv.data/CVE-2013-2156.txt

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1493961

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2710

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-15

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-08-20

Updated: 2018-11-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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