Vulnerability CVE-2016-4447


Published: 2016-06-09

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.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Xmlsoft -> Libxml2 
Oracle -> Vm server 
Mcafee -> Web gateway 
HP -> Icewall federation agent 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 
Apple -> Itunes 
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/msg00005.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
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.securityfocus.com/bid/90864
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.404722
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1
http://xmlsoft.org/news.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

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