Bug 1281925 - (CVE-2015-7499) CVE-2015-7499 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overflow in xmlGROW
CVE-2015-7499 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overflow in xmlGROW
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=20151201,repor...
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Depends On: 1284794 1286495 1286496 1286497 1323031
Blocks: 1274223 1281960 1318206
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Reported: 2015-11-13 15:27 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-03-08 02:37 EST (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 leak potentially sensitive information.
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Upstream patch (547 bytes, patch)
2015-11-13 15:28 EST, Adam Mariš
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Description Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 15:27:29 EST
A heap-based buffer overflow was found in xmlGROW allowing the attacker to read the memory out of bounds.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756479
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-11-13 15:28 EST
Created attachment 1093836 [details]
Upstream patch
Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2015-11-16 09:04:31 EST
Acknowledgments:

Name: the GNOME project
Upstream: Kostya Serebryany
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 05:14:43 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 9 errata-xmlrpc 2015-12-07 07:00:44 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 13 errata-xmlrpc 2016-05-17 12:14:28 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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