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CVE-2016-1762 Detail

Current Description

The xmlNextChar function in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted XML document.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/27/2016      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1762
Original release date:
03/23/2016
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-6
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:2957
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85059 External Source BID 85059
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035353 External Source SECTRACK 1035353
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2994-1
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html External Source CONFIRM http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:1292
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759671 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759671
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a7a94612aa3b16779e2c74e1fa353b5d9786c602 External Source CONFIRM https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a7a94612aa3b16779e2c74e1fa353b5d9786c602
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170 External Source CONFIRM https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT206166
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT206167
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT206168
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT206169
https://support.apple.com/HT206171 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT206171
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3593

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