Bug 1396540 (CVE-2016-9063) - CVE-2016-9063 firefox: Possible integer overflow to fix inside XML_Parse in Expat
Summary: CVE-2016-9063 firefox: Possible integer overflow to fix inside XML_Parse in E...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-9063
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1462755 1462757 1462756 1462758 1478230
Blocks: 1392803 1462763
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Reported: 2016-11-18 15:24 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:00 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: firefox 50
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:02:20 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:24:54 UTC
An integer overflow during the parsing of XML using the Expat library.

External References:

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-89/#CVE-2016-9063

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-11-18 15:25:06 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: the Mozilla project
Upstream: Gustavo Grieco

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2016-11-24 05:23:49 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the version of firefox and thunderbird as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.

Comment 4 Adam Mariš 2017-06-19 13:10:36 UTC
Created compat-expat1 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462758]


Created expat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1462756]


Created expat21 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1462755]


Created mingw-expat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1462757]

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-07-03 07:44:40 UTC
Expat upstream fixed this issue via the following commit:

https://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/commit/d4f735b88d9932bd5039df2335eefdd0723dbe20

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-08-04 03:52:54 UTC
Created mingw-expat tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1478230]


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