CVE-2017-16932 Detail

Current Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 does not prevent infinite recursion in parameter entities.


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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://xmlsoft.org/news.html Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://blog.clamav.net/2018/07/clamav-01001-has-been-released.html
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759579 Permissions Required 
https://github.com/GNOME/libxml2/commit/899a5d9f0ed13b8e32449a08a361e0de127dd961 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00041.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3739-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-835 Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16932
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE