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CVE-2016-4483 Detail

Current Description

The xmlBufAttrSerializeTxtContent function in xmlsave.c in libxml2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a non-UTF-8 attribute value, related to serialization. NOTE: this vulnerability may be a duplicate of CVE-2016-3627.

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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/03/8 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/4 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/5 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90013 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=c97750d11bb8b6f3303e7131fe526a61ac65bcfd Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4483
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018