CVE-2016-4447

high

Description

The xmlParseElementDecl function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer underread and application crash) via a crafted file, involving xmlParseName.

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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=00906759053986b8079985644172085f74331f83

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05194709

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170

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

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

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/25/2

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

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348

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

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2016-06-09

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Medium

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Severity: High