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CVE-2017-16931 Detail

Current Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity references because the NEXTL macro calls the xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a '%' character in a DTD name.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=766956 Permissions Required
https://github.com/GNOME/libxml2/commit/e26630548e7d138d2c560844c43820b6767251e3 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00041.html

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:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.9.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16931
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018