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CVE-2016-0718 Detail

Description

Expat allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed input document, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/26/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00064.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00029.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/141350/ESET-Endpoint-Antivirus-6-Remote-Code-Execution.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2824.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Feb/68
http://support.eset.com/ca6333/
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3582
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2016/mfsa2016-68.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/17/12
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90729
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036415
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037705
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2983-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3044-1
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1236923 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1296102 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-21
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html
https://support.apple.com/HT206903 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0718
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018