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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6284

Original release date: 01/11/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via XML containing invalid UTF-8 sequences.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2094
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28439
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019181
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-047.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2121
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.xmlsoft.org/news.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28444
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-050.htm
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0462
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0477
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-569-1
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103201
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080328 VMSA-2008-0006 Updated libxml2 service console package
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0117
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28450
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0144
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1461
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28470
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28740
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5216
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28452
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28716
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28444
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202628
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 201514
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28466
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28458
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1033
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080329 VMSA-2008-0006 Updated libxml2 service console package
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28636
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:010
External Source: BID
Name: 27248
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31074
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28475
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-20
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=425927
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29591
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11594
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0032
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:002
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080115 rPSA-2008-0017-1 libxml2

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11594
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5216
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::alpha
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::amd64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::arm
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::hppa
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ia-32
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ia-64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::m68k
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::mips
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::mipsel
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::ppc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::s-390
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1::sparc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::alpha
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::amd64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::arm
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::hppa
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-32
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-64
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::m68k
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mips
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mipsel
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::powerpc
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::s-390
* cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::sparc
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007.1
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007.1::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2007::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2008.0
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:2008.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:3.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:4.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora:7
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora:8
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)