Bug 665963 (CVE-2010-4494)

Summary: CVE-2010-4494 libxml2: double-free in XPath processing code
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: ohudlick, veillard
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Reopened, Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: public=20101117,reported=20101207,source=internet,impact=low,cvss2=4.3/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P,rhel-3/libxml=notaffected,rhel-3/libxml2=notaffected,rhel-4/libxml2=notaffected,rhel-5/libxml2=notaffected,rhel-6/libxml2=affected,rhel-6/mingw32-libxml2=affected,fedora-all/libxml2=affected
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Last Closed: 2011-12-07 03:59:59 EST Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 665965, 710397, 891477, 891478    
Bug Blocks: 734217, 734221, 891480    

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 00:48:39 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-4494 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-4494
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4494
Assigned: 20101207
Reference: CONFIRM:http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=63444
Reference: CONFIRM:http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/12/stable-beta-channel-updates.html

Double free vulnerability in Google Chrome before 8.0.552.215 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have
unspecified other impact via vectors related to XPath handling.

Upstream libxml2 patch:
http://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=df83c17e5a2646bd923f75e5e507bc80d73c9722
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 00:56:52 EST
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of libxml and libxml2 as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, and it did not affect the version of libxml2 as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-12-28 01:04:36 EST
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 665965]
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-12-06 13:55:21 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1749 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1749.html
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-01-31 14:32:43 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0217 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html