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CVE-2016-4447 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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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/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/25/2 Mailing List 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/90864 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.404722 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
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://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=00906759053986b8079985644172085f74331f83 Patch Third Party Advisory
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 Patch Third Party Advisory
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 Third Party Advisory

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:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:itunes:12.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.3.2
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.5
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.2.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2.1

Configuration 7 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.9.3

Configuration 8 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:web_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.5.0.0
Up to (including)
7.5.2.10
 cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:web_gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
7.6.0.0
Up to (including)
7.6.2.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4447
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/26/2019