CVE-2018-14567

MEDIUM

Description

libxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035 and CVE-2018-9251.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105198

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/commit/2240fbf5912054af025fb6e01e26375100275e74

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00035.html

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/09/msg00009.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3739-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-16

Updated: 2020-09-10

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM