CVE-2011-1944 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow when adding a new namespace node, related to handling of XPath expressions.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=d7958b21e7f8c447a26bb2436f08402b2c308be4 Patch 
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03360041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/May/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Sep/msg00003.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-July/062238.html Exploit  Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-07/msg00035.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html
http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/05/libxml-vulnerability-and-interesting.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5281
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5503
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1153-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2255
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:131
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/31/8 Exploit  Patch 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1749.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48056 Exploit 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709747 Exploit  Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1944
NVD Published Date:
09/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
06/16/2016
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.