Bug 1304636 - (CVE-2015-8806) CVE-2015-8806 libxml2: heap-buffer overread in dict.c
CVE-2015-8806 libxml2: heap-buffer overread in dict.c
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1338703
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1304640 1304638 1304639
Blocks: 1304644
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Reported: 2016-02-04 04:09 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-03-16 06:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-05-25 06:18:50 EDT
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 04:09:33 EST
A heap-buffer overread vulnerability was found in libxml2. A specially crafted file can cause the application to crash.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 04:16:27 EST
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1304638]
Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 04:16:35 EST
Created mingw-libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1304639]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1304640]
Comment 4 Cedric Buissart 2016-04-25 10:11:47 EDT
I believe that this is actually a duplicate of CVE-2016-2073
Comment 5 Cedric Buissart 2016-05-25 06:18:50 EDT
Actually marking this duplicate of CVE-2016-1839, to follow upstream.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1338703 ***

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