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CVE-2016-0729 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in (1) internal/XMLReader.cpp, (2) util/XMLURL.cpp, and (3) util/XMLUri.cpp in the XML Parser library in Apache Xerces-C before 3.1.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault or memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted document.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182062.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182131.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182597.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-04/msg00086.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00053.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135949/Apache-Xerces-C-XML-Parser-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1727978
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3493 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537620/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83423
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035113
http://xerces.apache.org/xerces-c/secadv/CVE-2016-0729.txt Vendor Advisory
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/XERCESC-2061 Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-46
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:xerces-c\\\+\\\+:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.1.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0729
NVD Published Date:
04/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018