Bug 1304636 (CVE-2015-8806) - CVE-2015-8806 libxml2: heap-buffer overread in dict.c
Summary: CVE-2015-8806 libxml2: heap-buffer overread in dict.c
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1338703
Alias: CVE-2015-8806
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1304638 1304639 1304640
Blocks: 1304644
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-02-04 09:09 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-06-10 11:08 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-05-25 10:18:50 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 09:09:33 UTC
A heap-buffer overread vulnerability was found in libxml2. A specially crafted file can cause the application to crash.

External bugzilla report with reproducer:


CVE assignment:


Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 09:16:27 UTC
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1304638]

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-04 09:16:35 UTC
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 14:11:47 UTC
I believe that this is actually a duplicate of CVE-2016-2073

Comment 5 Cedric Buissart 2016-05-25 10:18:50 UTC
Actually marking this duplicate of CVE-2016-1839, to follow upstream.

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

Comment 6 Doran Moppert 2020-02-10 04:31:10 UTC

This flaw was found to be a duplicate of CVE-2016-1839. Please see https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1839 for information about affected products and security errata.

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