Bug 1338703 (CVE-2016-1839) - CVE-2016-1839 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString
Summary: CVE-2016-1839 libxml2: Heap-based buffer overread in xmlDictAddString
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-1839
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
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Keywords: Security
: CVE-2016-2073 CVE-2015-8806 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1340367 1340369 1340370 1340371 1349794 1349795
Blocks: 1301932 1304644 1332827 1340339 1395463
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Reported: 2016-05-23 09:53 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:12 UTC (History)
20 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:52:28 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:1292 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: libxml2 security update 2016-07-18 17:29:39 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2957 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP 2.4.23 Release 2016-12-16 03:11:19 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-23 09:53:13 UTC
A vulnerability was found in the libxml2 library. A heap-based buffer overread could happen in xmlDictAddString.

References:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=758605

Upstream fix:

https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a820dbeac29d330bae4be05d9ecd939ad6b4aa33

Comment 1 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2016-05-25 10:18:50 UTC
*** Bug 1304636 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Cedric Buissart 🐶 2016-05-25 10:49:58 UTC
*** Bug 1301928 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2016-06-23 10:33:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:1292 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-06-24 09:42:52 UTC
Created libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1349794]

Comment 7 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-06-24 09:43:02 UTC
Created mingw-libxml2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1349795]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2016-12-15 22:19:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:



Via RHSA-2016:2957 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html


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