CVE-2015-8241

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Description

The xmlNextChar function in libxml2 2.9.2 does not properly check the state, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain sensitive information via crafted XML data.

References

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

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

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145382616617563&w=2

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2549.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.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/2015/11/17/5

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/18/23

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77621

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

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2834-1

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756263

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281936

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=ab2b9a93ff19cedde7befbf2fcc48c6e352b6cbe

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04944172

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-15

Updated: 2017-09-14

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.4

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
125603Amazon Linux 2 : libxml2 (ALAS-2019-1220)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
critical
91237AIX 7.2 : bos.rte.control (U870330)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
91234AIX 7.1 TL 4 : bos.rte.control (U868931)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
91233AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bos.rte.control (U866671)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
88885AIX 5.3 TL 12 : libxml2 (IV80617)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
88884AIX 7.2 TL 0 : libxml2 (IV80616)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
88883AIX 6.1 TL 9 : libxml2 (IV80588)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
88882AIX 7.1 TL 3 : libxml2 (IV80586)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
medium
88742F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple libXML2 vulnerabilities (K61570943)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
88122openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2016-32)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87865SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2016:0049-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87862SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2016:0030-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87631openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2015-959)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87608Debian DSA-3430-1 : libxml2 - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
87581Scientific Linux Security Update : libxml2 on SL7.x x86_64 (20151207)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
87369Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : libxml2 vulnerabilities (USN-2834-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
87354Amazon Linux AMI : libxml2 (ALAS-2015-628)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
87235Scientific Linux Security Update : libxml2 on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20151207)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
87234RHEL 7 : libxml2 (RHSA-2015:2550)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
87233RHEL 6 : libxml2 (RHSA-2015:2549)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
87231Oracle Linux 7 : libxml2 (ELSA-2015-2550)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
87230Oracle Linux 6 : libxml2 (ELSA-2015-2549)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
87224CentOS 7 : libxml2 (CESA-2015:2550)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
87223CentOS 6 : libxml2 (CESA-2015:2549)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
87076Debian DLA-355-1 : libxml2 security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
87000FreeBSD : libxml2 -- multiple vulnerabilities (e5423caf-8fb8-11e5-918c-bcaec565249c)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high