CVE-2017-9050

MEDIUM

Description

libxml2 20904-GITv2.9.4-16-g0741801 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in the xmlDictAddString function in dict.c. This vulnerability causes programs that use libxml2, such as PHP, to crash. This vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-1839.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3952

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/15/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98568

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-18

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-125

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