Bug 1276297 - (CVE-2015-7942) CVE-2015-7942 libxml2: heap-based buffer overflow in xmlParseConditionalSections() [NEEDINFO]
CVE-2015-7942 libxml2: heap-based buffer overflow in xmlParseConditionalSecti...
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20151022,repor...
: Security
Depends On: 1276298 1276299 1276300 1284794 1286495 1286496 1286497 1322869
Blocks: 1274223 1318206
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Reported: 2015-10-29 07:42 EDT by Martin Prpic
Modified: 2017-03-08 02:37 EST (History)
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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 causing a denial of service.
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Description Martin Prpic 2015-10-29 07:42:52 EDT
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.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756456

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q4/130
Comment 1 Martin Prpic 2015-10-29 07:45:58 EDT
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1276298]
Comment 2 Martin Prpic 2015-10-29 07:46:06 EDT
Created mingw-libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1276299]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1276300]
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 05:14:17 EST
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 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 07:00:18 EST
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 14 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-17 12:13:43 EDT
This issue has been addressed in the following products:



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

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