Bug 1281879 (CVE-2015-7498) - CVE-2015-7498 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overflow in xmlParseXmlDecl
Summary: CVE-2015-7498 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overflow in xmlParseXmlDecl
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-7498
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:
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1284794 1286495 1286496 1286497 1322880
Blocks: 1274223 1281960 1318206
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Reported: 2015-11-13 17:04 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 crash.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:45:16 UTC


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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 2015-11-13 17:04:21 UTC
Heap-based buffer overflow was found in xmlParseXmlDecl. When conversion failure happens, parser continues to extract more errors which may lead to unexpected behaviour.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756527

Upstream patch:

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=afd27c21f6b36e22682b7da20d726bce2dcb2f43

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2015-11-16 14:04:23 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the GNOME project
Upstream: Kostya Serebryany

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-12-01 09:55:31 UTC
Upstream commit:

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=afd27c21f6b36e22682b7da20d726bce2dcb2f43

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 10:14:36 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 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 12:00:38 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 12 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-17 16:14:20 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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