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CVE-2016-3627 Detail

Description

The xmlStringGetNodeList function in tree.c in libxml2 2.9.3 and earlier, when used in recovery mode, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, stack consumption, and application crash) via a crafted XML document.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/17/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00055.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00127.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/May/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/21/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/21/3
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84992
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035335
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05157239
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_file_manager:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.9.3

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3627
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018