Bug 1276693 (CVE-2015-5312) - CVE-2015-5312 libxml2: CPU exhaustion when processing specially crafted XML input
Summary: CVE-2015-5312 libxml2: CPU exhaustion when processing specially crafted XML i...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-5312
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20151201,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1284794 1286495 1286496 1286497 1322871
Blocks: 1274223 1276694 1318206
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-10-30 14:00 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-11 11:13 UTC (History)
17 users (show)

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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 use an excessive amount of CPU.
Clone Of:
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:45:00 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed patch (445 bytes, patch)
2015-10-30 16:59 UTC, Adam Mariš
no flags Details | Diff


External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:2549 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: libxml2 security update 2015-12-07 15:13:44 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:2550 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: libxml2 security update 2015-12-07 16:59:33 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:1089 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0.3 security update 2016-05-17 20:12:21 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2015-10-30 14:00:52 UTC
A vulnerability in libxml2 was found causing DoS by exhausting CPU when parsing specially crafted XML document.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756733

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2015-10-30 16:59 UTC
Created attachment 1087984 [details]
Proposed patch

Patch proposed by Google Security Team.

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-12-01 09:50:37 UTC
Upstream commit:

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=69030714cde66d525a8884bda01b9e8f0abf8e1e

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 10:14:24 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 12:00:27 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 16:13:53 UTC
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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