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CVE-2015-7499 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlGROW function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive process memory information via unspecified vectors.

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:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
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://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79509 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
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=1281925 Issue Tracking
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=28cd9cb747a94483f4aea7f0968d202c20bb4cfc Patch Third Party Advisory
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=35bcb1d758ed70aa7b257c9c3b3ff55e54e3d0da Patch Third Party Advisory
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 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( 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 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)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_file_manager:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.9.2

Configuration 6 ( 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 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

18 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7499
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2019