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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-3281
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:10:32
Published 27 Aug 2008 04:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3281

Summary

libxml2 2.6.32 and earlier does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion in an attribute value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.19

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.23

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.10

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.11

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.4

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.0

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.1

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.11

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.12

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.13

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.14

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.2

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.3

  • Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.32


References

BID - 30783

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-7395

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-7594

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0836

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458086

CONFIRM - http://xmlsoft.org/news.html

VUPEN - ADV-2009-1621

VUPEN - ADV-2009-1522

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2971

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2843

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2419

MISC - http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0017.html

UBUNTU - USN-644-1

UBUNTU - USN-640-1

SECTRACK - 1020728

BUGTRAQ - 20081031 VMSA-2008-0017 Updated ESX packages for libxml2, ucd-snmp, libtiff

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:192

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:180

DEBIAN - DSA-1631

CONFIRM - http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325

CONFIRM - http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/libxml2?view=revision&revision=3772

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613

GENTOO - GLSA-200812-06

SECUNIA - 35379

SECUNIA - 32974

SECUNIA - 32807

SECUNIA - 32488

SECUNIA - 31982

SECUNIA - 31855

SECUNIA - 31748

SECUNIA - 31728

SECUNIA - 31590

SECUNIA - 31566

SECUNIA - 31558

MLIST - [xml] 20080820 Security fix for libxml2

MLIST - [Security-announce] 20081030 VMSA-2008-0017 Updated ESX packages for libxml2, ucd-snmp, libtiff

SUSE - SUSE-SR:2008:018

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1

Related Patches

Apple 2009-06-08 Safari Update 4.0.1 (Leopard)

Apple 2009-06-08 Safari Update 4 (Tiger)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:08