CVE-2015-8806

MEDIUM

Description

dict.c in libxml2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via an unexpected character immediately after the "<!DOCTYPE html" substring in a crafted HTML document.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/03/5

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82071

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=749115

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-04-13

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-119

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH