Bug 1281925 (CVE-2015-7499)

Summary: CVE-2015-7499 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overflow in xmlGROW
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: csutherl, dknox, jclere, jdoyle, jrusnack, lgao, mbabacek, mcermak, mturk, myarboro, ohudlick, sardella, security-response-team, slawomir, twalsh, veillard, weli
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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A denial of service flaw was found in libxml2. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XML or HTML file that, when processed by an application using libxml2, would cause that application to leak potentially sensitive information.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:45:18 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1284794, 1286495, 1286496, 1286497, 1323031    
Bug Blocks: 1274223, 1281960, 1318206    
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Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 20:27:29 UTC
A heap-based buffer overflow was found in xmlGROW allowing the attacker to read the memory out of bounds.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756479

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 20:28:54 UTC
Created attachment 1093836 [details]
Upstream patch

Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2015-11-16 14:04:31 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the GNOME project
Upstream: Kostya Serebryany

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 10:14:43 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:2549 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2549.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 12:00:44 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2550 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.html

Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-17 16:14:28 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:



Via RHSA-2016:1089 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1089.html