CVE-2015-7995 Detail

Current Description

The xsltStylePreCompute function in preproc.c in libxslt 1.1.28 does not check if the parent node is an element, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML file, related to a "type confusion" issue.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00003.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00123.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3605
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/27/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/28/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77325
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034736
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.386546
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1257962 Exploit 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxslt/commit/?id=7ca19df892ca22d9314e95d59ce2abdeff46b617
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05111017
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2015-7995
https://support.apple.com/HT205729
https://support.apple.com/HT205731
https://support.apple.com/HT205732
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7995
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019
Source:
MITRE