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CVE-2015-1819 Detail

Current Description

The xmlreader in libxml allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XML data, related to an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172710.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172943.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1419.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75570 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2812-1 Third Party Advisory
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Third Party Advisory
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=213f1fe0d76d30eaed6e5853057defc43e6df2c9 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-08 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.0

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.3
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.1

Configuration 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 8 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 9 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

23 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1819
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/14/2019