Bug 1334648 (CVE-2016-4570, CVE-2016-4571) - CVE-2016-4570 CVE-2016-4571 mxml: Stack exhaustion
Summary: CVE-2016-4570 CVE-2016-4571 mxml: Stack exhaustion
Alias: CVE-2016-4570, CVE-2016-4571
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: 1334649
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Reported: 2016-05-10 08:45 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:51:33 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-10 08:45:11 UTC
Two stack exhaustion issues based on uncontrolled recursion were found in mxml. A maliciously crafted xml file can cause the application to crash.


Recursion using mxmlDelete at mxml-node.c:217 (reproducer is stack-exhaustion-1.xml)


Recursion using mxml_write_node at mxml-file.c:2739 (reproducer is stack-exhaustion-2.xml)

References (reproducers available):


Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-10 08:45:32 UTC
Created mxml tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1334649]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2016-06-18 18:33:37 UTC
mxml-2.9-1.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:51:33 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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