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CVE-2015-1283 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer overflows in the XML_GetBuffer function in Expat through 2.1.0, as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 and other products, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted XML data, a related issue to CVE-2015-2716.

Source:  MITRE
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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://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/07/stable-channel-update_21.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00038.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00064.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00010.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1499.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3315
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3318
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75973
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033031
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2726-1
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=492052
https://codereview.chromium.org/1224303003
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-21
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
43.0.2357.134

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libexpat:expat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.1.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1283
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/02/2017