Vulnerability CVE-2017-12627


Published: 2018-03-01

Description:
In Apache Xerces-C XML Parser library before 3.2.1, processing of external DTD paths can result in a null pointer dereference under certain conditions.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Apache -> Xerces-c++ 

 References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q1/203
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103219
http://xerces.apache.org/xerces-c/secadv/CVE-2017-12627.txt
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00032.html

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