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CVE-2011-1944 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/02/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.16


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1944
NVD Published Date:
09/02/2011
NVD Last Modified:
06/16/2016