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CVE-2015-7498 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseXmlDecl function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors related to extracting errors after an encoding conversion failure.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/15/2015

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): Insufficient_Info
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.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145382616617563&w=2 Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2549.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1089.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79548
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2834-1 Third Party Advisory
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281879 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=afd27c21f6b36e22682b7da20d726bce2dcb2f43
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04944172 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7498
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2017