Bug 1281943 (CVE-2015-7500)

Summary: CVE-2015-7500 libxml2: Heap buffer overflow in xmlParseMisc
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: carnil, csutherl, dknox, jclere, jdoyle, jrusnack, lgao, mbabacek, mcermak, mturk, myarboro, ohudlick, sardella, security-response-team, slawomir, twalsh, veillard, weli
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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 crash.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:45:25 UTC Type: ---
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oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:
Bug Depends On: 1284794, 1286495, 1286496, 1286497, 1323036    
Bug Blocks: 1274223, 1281961, 1318206    
Description Flags
Upstream patch none

Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 21:18:41 UTC
A heap-based buffer overflow read in xmlParseMisc was found.

Upstream bug:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 21:19:27 UTC
Created attachment 1093866 [details]
Upstream patch

Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2015-11-16 14:04:41 UTC

Name: the GNOME project
Upstream: Kostya Serebryany

Comment 7 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-12-01 09:58:20 UTC
Upstream commit:


Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 10:15:03 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 12:01:10 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 16:14:55 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

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