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CVE-2012-2871 Detail

Description

libxml2 2.9.0-rc1 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89, does not properly support a cast of an unspecified variable during handling of XSL transforms, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unknown other impact via a crafted document, related to the _xmlNs data structure in include/libxml/tree.h.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2012

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/704.html 'CWE-704: Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=138673
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/08/stable-channel-update_30.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00009.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00030.html
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxml/src/include/libxml/tree.h?r1=56276&r2=149930
http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/chrome/trunk/src/third_party/libxml/src/include/libxml/tree.h?view=log
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6001
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2555
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:164
https://chromiumcodereview.appspot.com/10824157
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78179

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 6.1.4
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.68:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.69:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.72:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.73:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.74:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.75:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.76:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.77:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.78:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.79:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.80:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.81:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.82:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.83:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.84:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.85:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.86:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:21.0.1180.87:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 21.0.1180.88
cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.9.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2871
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017