CVE-2015-8035

LOW

Description

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.1 does not properly detect compression errors, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via crafted XML data.

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/2016-February/177341.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177381.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-2016-1089.html

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/03/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77390

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

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

http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=757466

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05111017

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380

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: 2015-11-18

Updated: 2019-03-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW