ID CVE-2016-1833
Summary The htmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted XML document.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Apple TV 9.2
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:apple_tv:9.2
  • Apple iPhone OS 9.3.1
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:9.3.1
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.4
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.11.4
  • Apple WatchOS 2.2
    cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:2.2
  • Debian Linux 8.0 (Jessie)
    cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:-:-:lts
CVSS
Base: 6.8 (as of 28-12-2016 - 09:37)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id LCE_4_8_1.NASL
    description The version of Tenable Log Correlation Engine (LCE) installed on the remote host is prior to 4.8.1. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities : - Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities exist in the Handlebars library in the lib/handlebars/utils.js script due to a failure to properly escape input passed as unquoted attributes to templates. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session. (CVE-2015-8861, CVE-2015-8862) - A heap-based buffer overflow condition exists in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) component that is triggered when processing nested back references in a duplicate named group. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1283) - An out-of-bounds read error exists in the libxml2 component in parserInternals.c due to improper parsing of characters in an XML file. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information or cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-1833) - An overflow condition exists in the libxml2 component in xmlstring.c due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling a string with NULL. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted file, to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1834) - Multiple use-after-free errors exist in the libxml2 component in parser.c that is triggered when parsing complex names. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, via a specially crafted file, to dereference already freed memory and potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836) - Multiple heap-based buffer overflow conditions exist in the libxml2 component in HTMLparser.c and xmlregexp.c due to improper validation of user-supplied input when parsing characters in a range. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues, via a specially crafted file, to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-1840) - Multiple out-of-bounds read errors exist in the libxml2 component in parser.c. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these issues to disclose sensitive information or cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-4447) - A heap buffer overflow condition exists in the OpenSSL component in the EVP_EncodeUpdate() function within file crypto/evp/encode.c that is triggered when handling a large amount of input data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-2105) - A heap buffer overflow condition exists in the OpenSSL component in the EVP_EncryptUpdate() function within file crypto/evp/evp_enc.c that is triggered when handling a large amount of input data after a previous call occurs to the same function with a partial block. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-2106) - Flaws exist in the aesni_cbc_hmac_sha1_cipher() function in file crypto/evp/e_aes_cbc_hmac_sha1.c and the aesni_cbc_hmac_sha256_cipher() function in file crypto/evp/e_aes_cbc_hmac_sha256.c that are triggered when the connection uses an AES-CBC cipher and AES-NI is supported by the server. A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit these to conduct a padding oracle attack, resulting in the ability to decrypt the network traffic. (CVE-2016-2107) - A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the OpenSSL component in the ASN.1 encoder due to an underflow condition that occurs when attempting to encode the value zero represented as a negative integer. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to corrupt memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2108) - Multiple unspecified flaws exist in the d2i BIO functions when reading ASN.1 data from a BIO due to invalid encoding causing a large allocation of memory. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service condition through resource exhaustion. (CVE-2016-2109) - An out-of-bounds read error exists in the X509_NAME_oneline() function within file crypto/x509/x509_obj.c when handling very long ASN1 strings. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose the contents of stack memory. (CVE-2016-2176) - An overflow condition exists in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) component due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling the (*ACCEPT) verb. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3191) - A flaw exists in the libxml2 component in parser.c that occurs when handling XML content in recovery mode. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a stack exhaustion, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-3627) - A flaw exists in the libxml2 component in parser.c due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a stack exhaustion, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-3705) - A format string flaw exists in the libxml2 component due to improper use of string format specifiers (e.g. %s and %x). An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4448) - An XML external entity injection vulnerability exists in parser.c due to improper parsing of XML data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted XML data, to disclose arbitrary files or cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-4449) - An out-of-bounds read error exists in the libxml2 component in xmlsave.c that occurs when handling XML content in recovery mode. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive information or cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2016-4483) - A security bypass vulnerability exists in the libcurl component due to the program attempting to resume TLS sessions even if the client certificate fails. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to bypass validation mechanisms. (CVE-2016-5419) - An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the libcurl component due to the program reusing TLS connections with different client certificates. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to disclose sensitive cross-realm information. (CVE-2016-5420) - A use-after-free error exists in the libcurl component that is triggered as connection pointers are not properly cleared for easy handles. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to dereference already freed memory, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5421) - Multiple stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities exist due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, via a specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a user's browsers session. (CVE-2016-9261, VulnDB 151706)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-12
    plugin id 97893
    published 2017-03-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97893
    title Tenable Log Correlation Engine (LCE) < 4.8.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2016-719.NASL
    description A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libxml2 parsed certain crafted XML input. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against libxml2, would cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-1834 , CVE-2016-1840) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, could cause that application to crash. (CVE-2016-1762 , CVE-2016-1833 , CVE-2016-1835 , CVE-2016-1836 , CVE-2016-1837 , CVE-2016-1838 , CVE-2016-1839 , CVE-2016-3627 , CVE-2016-3705 , CVE-2016-4447 , CVE-2016-4448 , CVE-2016-4449)
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 92221
    published 2016-07-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92221
    title Amazon Linux AMI : libxml2 (ALAS-2016-719)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20160623_LIBXML2_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libxml2 parsed certain crafted XML input. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against libxml2, would cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1840) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, could cause that application to crash. (CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2016-10-19
    plugin id 91808
    published 2016-06-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91808
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : libxml2 on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2017-BE8574D593.NASL
    description Update to latest upstream release, includes several security related fixes. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2017-04-20
    plugin id 99492
    published 2017-04-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99492
    title Fedora 24 : libxml2 (2017-be8574d593)
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOSX_10_11_5.NASL
    description The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is 10.11.x prior to 10.11.5. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components : - AMD - apache_mod_php - AppleGraphicsControl - AppleGraphicsPowerManagement - Assistant - ATS - Audio - Captive - CFNetwork - CommonCrypto - CoreCapture - CoreStorage - Crash - Disk - Disk - Driver - Drivers - Drivers - Graphics - Graphics - Graphics - ImageIO - Images - Intel - IOAcceleratorFamily - IOAudioFamily - IOFireWireFamily - IOHIDFamily - Kernel - libc - libxml2 - libxslt - Lock - MapKit - Messages - Multi-Touch - Network - NVIDIA - OpenGL - Proxies - QuickTime - Reporter - SceneKit - Screen - Tcl - Utility Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues can result in arbitrary code execution.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 91228
    published 2016-05-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91228
    title Mac OS X 10.11.x < 10.11.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-734.NASL
    description This update brings libxml2 to version 2.9.4. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-3627: The xmlStringGetNodeList function in tree.c, when used in recovery mode, allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, stack consumption, and application crash) via a crafted XML document (bsc#972335). - CVE-2016-1833: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981108). - CVE-2016-1835: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document (bsc#981109). - CVE-2016-1837: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981111). - CVE-2016-1836: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981110). - CVE-2016-1839: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981114). - CVE-2016-1838: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1839, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981112). - CVE-2016-1840: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, and CVE-2016-1839 (bsc#981115). - CVE-2016-4483: out-of-bounds read parsing an XML using recover mode (bnc#978395). - CVE-2016-1834: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, and CVE-2016-1840 (bsc#981041). - CVE-2016-3705: The (1) xmlParserEntityCheck and (2) xmlParseAttValueComplex functions in parser.c in libxml2 did not properly keep track of the recursion depth, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references (bsc#975947). - CVE-2016-1762: libxml2 allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document (bsc#981040). This non-security issue was fixed : - bnc#983288: Fix attribute decoding during XML schema validation
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2016-10-13
    plugin id 91640
    published 2016-06-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91640
    title openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2016-734)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0087.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - Update doc/redhat.gif in tarball - Add libxml2-oracle-enterprise.patch and update logos in tarball - Heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar (CVE-2016-1762) - Bug 763071: Heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat (CVE-2016-1834) - Bug 757711: Heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup (CVE-2016-1840) - Bug 758588: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal (CVE-2016-1838) - Bug 758605: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString (CVE-2016-1839) - Bug 759398: Heap use-after-free in xmlDictComputeFastKey (CVE-2016-1836) - Fix inappropriate fetch of entities content (CVE-2016-4449) - Heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral (CVE-2016-1837) - Heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs (CVE-2016-1835) - Heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName (CVE-2016-4447) - Heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar (CVE-2016-1833) - Add missing increments of recursion depth counter to XML parser. (CVE-2016-3705) - Avoid building recursive entities (CVE-2016-3627) - Fix some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (CVE-2016-4448) - More format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (CVE-2016-4448) - Fix large parse of file from memory (rhbz#862969)
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 91800
    published 2016-06-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91800
    title OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : libxml2 (OVMSA-2016-0087)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-733.NASL
    description This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues : - CVE-2016-2073, CVE-2015-8806, CVE-2016-1839: A Heap-buffer overread was fixed in libxml2/dict.c [bsc#963963, bsc#965283, bsc#981114]. - CVE-2016-4483: Code was added to avoid an out of bound access when serializing malformed strings [bsc#978395]. - CVE-2016-1762: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar [bsc#981040]. - CVE-2016-1834: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat [bsc#981041]. - CVE-2016-1833: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar [bsc#981108]. - CVE-2016-1835: Fixed a heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs [bsc#981109]. - CVE-2016-1837: Fixed a heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral [bsc#981111]. - CVE-2016-1838: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal [bsc#981112]. - CVE-2016-1840: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup [bsc#981115]. - CVE-2016-4447: Fixed a heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName [bsc#981548]. - CVE-2016-4448: Fixed some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability [bsc#981549], - CVE-2016-4449: Fixed inappropriate fetch of entities content [bsc#981550]. - CVE-2016-3705: Fixed missing increment of recursion counter. This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2016-10-13
    plugin id 91639
    published 2016-06-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91639
    title openSUSE Security Update : libxml2 (openSUSE-2016-733)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2016-1292.NASL
    description An update for libxml2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. [Updated 18 July 2016] This advisory has been updated to push packages into the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop channels. The packages included in this revised update have not been changed in any way from the packages included in the original advisory. The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es) : A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libxml2 parsed certain crafted XML input. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against libxml2, would cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1840) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, could cause that application to crash. (CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449)
    last seen 2018-09-07
    modified 2018-09-06
    plugin id 91802
    published 2016-06-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91802
    title RHEL 6 / 7 : libxml2 (RHSA-2016:1292)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1604-1.NASL
    description This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues : - CVE-2016-2073, CVE-2015-8806, CVE-2016-1839: A Heap-buffer overread was fixed in libxml2/dict.c [bsc#963963, bsc#965283, bsc#981114]. - CVE-2016-4483: Code was added to avoid an out of bound access when serializing malformed strings [bsc#978395]. - CVE-2016-1762: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar [bsc#981040]. - CVE-2016-1834: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat [bsc#981041]. - CVE-2016-1833: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar [bsc#981108]. - CVE-2016-1835: Fixed a heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs [bsc#981109]. - CVE-2016-1837: Fixed a heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral [bsc#981111]. - CVE-2016-1838: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal [bsc#981112]. - CVE-2016-1840: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup [bsc#981115]. - CVE-2016-4447: Fixed a heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName [bsc#981548]. - CVE-2016-4448: Fixed some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability [bsc#981549], - CVE-2016-4449: Fixed inappropriate fetch of entities content [bsc#981550]. - CVE-2016-3705: Fixed missing increment of recursion counter. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-31
    plugin id 93154
    published 2016-08-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93154
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2016:1604-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1538-1.NASL
    description This update for libxml2 fixes the following security issues : - CVE-2016-2073, CVE-2015-8806, CVE-2016-1839: A Heap-buffer overread was fixed in libxml2/dict.c [bsc#963963, bsc#965283, bsc#981114]. - CVE-2016-4483: Code was added to avoid an out of bound access when serializing malformed strings [bsc#978395]. - CVE-2016-1762: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlNextChar [bsc#981040]. - CVE-2016-1834: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlStrncat [bsc#981041]. - CVE-2016-1833: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar [bsc#981108]. - CVE-2016-1835: Fixed a heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs [bsc#981109]. - CVE-2016-1837: Fixed a heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral [bsc#981111]. - CVE-2016-1838: Fixed a heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal [bsc#981112]. - CVE-2016-1840: Fixed a heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup [bsc#981115]. - CVE-2016-4447: Fixed a heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName [bsc#981548]. - CVE-2016-4448: Fixed some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability [bsc#981549], - CVE-2016-4449: Fixed inappropriate fetch of entities content [bsc#981550]. - CVE-2016-3705: Fixed missing increment of recursion counter. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-31
    plugin id 91656
    published 2016-06-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91656
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libxml2 (SUSE-SU-2016:1538-1)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_E195679D045B4953BB33BE0073BA2AC6.NASL
    description Daniel Veillard reports : More format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (David Kilzer) Avoid building recursive entities (Daniel Veillard) Heap-based buffer overread in htmlCurrentChar (Pranjal Jumde) Heap-based buffer-underreads due to xmlParseName (David Kilzer) Heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs (Pranjal Jumde) Heap use-after-free in htmlParsePubidLiteral and htmlParseSystemiteral (Pranjal Jumde) Fix some format string warnings with possible format string vulnerability (David Kilzer) Detect change of encoding when parsing HTML names (Hugh Davenport) Fix inappropriate fetch of entities content (Daniel Veillard) Bug 759398: Heap use-after-free in xmlDictComputeFastKey (Pranjal Jumde) Bug 758605: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString (Pranjal Jumde) Bug 758588: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal (David Kilzer) Bug 757711: heap-buffer-overflow in xmlFAParsePosCharGroup (Pranjal Jumde) Add missing increments of recursion depth counter to XML parser. (Peter Simons) Fix NULL pointer deref in XPointer range-to
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2017-07-05
    plugin id 93145
    published 2016-08-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93145
    title FreeBSD : libxml2 -- multiple vulnerabilities (e195679d-045b-4953-bb33-be0073ba2ac6)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3593.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxml2, a library providing support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, would cause a denial-of-service against the application, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-07-10
    plugin id 91447
    published 2016-06-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91447
    title Debian DSA-3593-1 : libxml2 - security update
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2016-1292.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1292 : An update for libxml2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. [Updated 18 July 2016] This advisory has been updated to push packages into the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop channels. The packages included in this revised update have not been changed in any way from the packages included in the original advisory. The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es) : A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libxml2 parsed certain crafted XML input. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against libxml2, would cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1840) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, could cause that application to crash. (CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449)
    last seen 2018-09-06
    modified 2018-09-05
    plugin id 91797
    published 2016-06-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91797
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : libxml2 (ELSA-2016-1292)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2994-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8806, CVE-2016-2073, CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447) It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1834) Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839) Wei Lei and Liu Yang discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1837) Wei Lei and Liu Yang discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-1836) Kostya Serebryany discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1840) It was discovered that libxml2 would load certain XML external entities. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly obtain access to arbitrary files or cause resource consumption. (CVE-2016-4449) Gustavo Grieco discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled certain malformed documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, an attacker could possibly cause libxml2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-4483). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-08-03
    plugin id 91499
    published 2016-06-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91499
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 / 16.04 LTS : libxml2 vulnerabilities (USN-2994-1)
  • NASL family MacOS X Local Security Checks
    NASL id MACOSX_SECUPD2016-003.NASL
    description The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X that is 10.9.5 or 10.10.5 and is missing Security Update 2016-003. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components : - AMD - Captive Network Assistant - libxml2 - libxslt - OpenGL Note that successful exploitation of the most serious issues can result in arbitrary code execution.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-07-14
    plugin id 91229
    published 2016-05-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91229
    title Mac OS X 10.9.5 / 10.10.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2016-003)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2016-1292.NASL
    description An update for libxml2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. [Updated 18 July 2016] This advisory has been updated to push packages into the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Desktop channels. The packages included in this revised update have not been changed in any way from the packages included in the original advisory. The libxml2 library is a development toolbox providing the implementation of various XML standards. Security Fix(es) : A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libxml2 parsed certain crafted XML input. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against libxml2, would cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application. (CVE-2016-1834, CVE-2016-1840) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, could cause that application to crash. (CVE-2016-1762, CVE-2016-1833, CVE-2016-1835, CVE-2016-1836, CVE-2016-1837, CVE-2016-1838, CVE-2016-1839, CVE-2016-3627, CVE-2016-3705, CVE-2016-4447, CVE-2016-4448, CVE-2016-4449)
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2018-08-30
    plugin id 91786
    published 2016-06-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91786
    title CentOS 6 / 7 : libxml2 (CESA-2016:1292)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2017-A3A47973EB.NASL
    description Update to latest upstream release, includes several security related fixes. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-01
    modified 2017-04-20
    plugin id 99491
    published 2017-04-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99491
    title Fedora 25 : libxml2 (2017-a3a47973eb)
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id APPLETV_9_2_1.NASL
    description According to its banner, the version of the remote Apple TV device is prior to 9.2.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following components : - CFNetwork Proxies - CommonCrypto - CoreCapture - Disk Images - ImageIO - IOAcceleratorFamily - IOHIDFamily - Kernel - libc - libxml2 - libxslt - OpenGL - WebKit - WebKit Canvas Note that only 4th generation models are affected by the vulnerabilities.
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-06-29
    plugin id 91311
    published 2016-05-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91311
    title Apple TV < 9.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-503.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in libxml2, a library providing support to read, modify and write XML and HTML files. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, would cause a denial of service against the application, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy6. We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2018-07-06
    plugin id 91472
    published 2016-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91472
    title Debian DLA-503-1 : libxml2 security update
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:1292
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:2957
rpms
  • libxml2-0:2.9.1-6.el7_2.3
  • libxml2-devel-0:2.9.1-6.el7_2.3
  • libxml2-python-0:2.9.1-6.el7_2.3
  • libxml2-static-0:2.9.1-6.el7_2.3
  • libxml2-0:2.7.6-21.el6_8.1
  • libxml2-devel-0:2.7.6-21.el6_8.1
  • libxml2-python-0:2.7.6-21.el6_8.1
  • libxml2-static-0:2.7.6-21.el6_8.1
refmap via4
apple
  • APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-1
  • APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-2
  • APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-3
  • APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4
bid 90691
confirm
debian DSA-3593
misc https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=636
sectrack 1035890
ubuntu USN-2994-1
Last major update 28-02-2017 - 21:59
Published 20-05-2016 - 06:59
Last modified 04-01-2018 - 21:30
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