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
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Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1338703
Alias: CVE-2015-8806
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20160126,repor...
Depends On: 1304640 1304638 1304639
Blocks: 1304644
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-02-04 09:09 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:59 UTC (History)
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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:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=749115

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/277

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 ***


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