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CVE-2015-8035 Detail

Description

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.1 does not properly detect compression errors, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via crafted XML data.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/18/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177341.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177381.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1089.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/03/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77390
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2812-1
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=757466 Exploit
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://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
https://support.apple.com/HT206166
https://support.apple.com/HT206167
https://support.apple.com/HT206168
https://support.apple.com/HT206169

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8035
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2017