Out-of-Bounds

Affecting libxml2 package, versions <2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5

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Overview

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity references because the NEXTL macro calls the xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a '%' character in a DTD name.

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CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-16931
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-LIBXML2-429716
Disclosed
23 Nov, 2017
Published
23 Nov, 2017