CVE-2015-8317

MEDIUM

Description

The xmlParseXMLDecl function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information via an (1) unterminated encoding value or (2) incomplete XML declaration in XML data, which triggers an out-of-bounds heap read.

References

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

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

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

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00003.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00005.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-2016-1089.html

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/21/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/22/3

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.securityfocus.com/bid/91826

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

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

https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/28-Libxml2-Several-out-of-bounds-reads.html

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751603

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751631

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281930

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=709a952110e98621c9b78c4f26462a9d8333102e

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=9aa37588ee78a06ca1379a9d9356eab16686099c

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

https://support.apple.com/HT206899

https://support.apple.com/HT206901

https://support.apple.com/HT206902

https://support.apple.com/HT206903

https://support.apple.com/HT206904

https://support.apple.com/HT206905

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-15

Updated: 2017-09-14

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM