CVE-2015-1819

MEDIUM

Description

The xmlreader in libxml allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XML data, related to an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172710.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172943.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1419.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75570

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2812-1

http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=213f1fe0d76d30eaed6e5853057defc43e6df2c9

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-08

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37

https://support.apple.com/HT206166

https://support.apple.com/HT206167

https://support.apple.com/HT206168

https://support.apple.com/HT206169

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-14

Updated: 2019-03-14

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