Vulnerability CVE-2016-1836


Published: 2016-05-20

Description:
Use-after-free vulnerability in the xmlDictComputeFastKey function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML document.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Xmlsoft -> Libxml2 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux desktop 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server aus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server eus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server tus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux workstation 
Mcafee -> Web gateway 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 
Apple -> Apple tv 
Apple -> Iphone os 
Apple -> Mac os x 
Apple -> Watchos 
Apple -> TVOS 

 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.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
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.securityfocus.com/bid/90691
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035890
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759398
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=45752d2c334b50016666d8f0ec3691e2d680f0a0
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
https://support.apple.com/HT206564
https://support.apple.com/HT206566
https://support.apple.com/HT206567
https://support.apple.com/HT206568
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

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