CVE-2015-8242

MEDIUM

Description

The xmlSAX2TextNode function in SAX2.c in the push interface in the HTML parser in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain sensitive information 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.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.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/77681

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

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

http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756372

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281950

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=8fb4a770075628d6441fb17a1e435100e2f3b1a2

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

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: 2015-12-15

Updated: 2019-03-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM