CVE-2015-8317 Detail

Current Description

The xmlParseXMLDecl function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information via an (1) unterminated encoding value or (2) incomplete XML declaration in XML data, which triggers an out-of-bounds heap read.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00005.html
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-2016-1089.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/21/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/22/3
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77681
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91826
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2834-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/28-Libxml2-Several-out-of-bounds-reads.html
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751603 Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=751631 Exploit  Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281930 Exploit  Issue Tracking 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=709a952110e98621c9b78c4f26462a9d8333102e
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=9aa37588ee78a06ca1379a9d9356eab16686099c
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04944172 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206899
https://support.apple.com/HT206901
https://support.apple.com/HT206902
https://support.apple.com/HT206903
https://support.apple.com/HT206904
https://support.apple.com/HT206905

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8317
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2017
Source:
MITRE