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CVE-2016-4447 Detail

Description

The xmlParseElementDecl function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer underread and application crash) via a crafted file, involving xmlParseName.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/09/2016

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.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00001.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00003.html Not Applicable
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/25/2 Mailing List
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 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90864
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.404722 Mailing List
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1 Third Party Advisory
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Release Notes
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292 Third Party Advisory
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=00906759053986b8079985644172085f74331f83 Patch
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05194709 Third Party Advisory
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170
https://support.apple.com/HT206899 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206901 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206902 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206903 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206904 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206905 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4447
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018