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CVE-2008-3529 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/12/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020855
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-126356-03-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247346-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261688-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-265329-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3550
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-400.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-025.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1654
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:192
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0884.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0886.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31126
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-644-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2822
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1298
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461015
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45085
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11760
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6103
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8798

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11760
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11760
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6103
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6103

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3529
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017