CVE-2016-1839 Detail

Current Description

The xmlDictAddString function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted XML document.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00001.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00003.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90691 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035890 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758605 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a820dbeac29d330bae4be05d9ecd939ad6b4aa33 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206564 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206566 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206567 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206568 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1839
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019
Source:
Apple Inc.