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CVE-2008-4225 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the xmlBufferResize function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a large XML document.

Source:  MITRE
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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://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021239
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473974
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=1-26-251406-1
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/HT3613
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-002.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-067.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1666 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:231
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0988.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32331 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-673-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3176
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0034
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0301
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0323
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc10 Patch
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc9 Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470480
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10025
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6234
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6415
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00472.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00513.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4225
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017