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CVE-2015-5522 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ParseValue function in lexer.c in tidy before 4.9.31 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving a command character in an href.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/11/2015

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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00001.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3309 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/04/2 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/13/7 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/15/3 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75037
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033703
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2695-1 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/htacg/tidy-html5/issues/217 Exploit
https://support.apple.com/HT205212 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205213 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:htacg:tidy:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.9.30

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

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8.2
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.6.8
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5522
NVD Published Date:
08/11/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016