Bug 1338705 (CVE-2016-1838)

Summary: CVE-2016-1838 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlPArserPrintFileContextInternal
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: athmanem, c.david86, csutherl, dknox, erik-fedora, fedora-mingw, jclere, ktietz, lgao, mbabacek, mcermak, myarboro, ohudlick, rjones, sardella, slawomir, twalsh, veillard, weli
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OS: Linux   
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Bug Depends On: 1340367, 1340369, 1340370, 1340371, 1349794, 1349795    
Bug Blocks: 1332827, 1340339, 1395463    

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-23 09:54:50 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the libxml2 library. A heap-based buffer overread could happen in xmlParserPrintFileContextInternal



Upstream fix:


Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2016-06-23 10:33:56 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:1292 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-06-24 09:43:16 UTC
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1349794]

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-06-24 09:43:26 UTC
Created mingw-libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1349795]

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-15 22:19:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

Via RHSA-2016:2957 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html