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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6284

The xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via XML containing invalid UTF-8 sequences.
Publish Date : 2008-01-11 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-12-13 2008-01-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6284 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20076284 unix
DSA-1461 libxml2 -- missing input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8180 unix
DSA-1461-1 libxml2 - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18676 unix
ELSA-2008:0032: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22637 unix
RHSA-2008:0032: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080032 unix
Security Vulnerability in the libxml2 Library May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5216 unix
The xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (in... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11594 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6284

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Powerpc Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Redhat Fedora 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Redhat Fedora 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 26
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4
Redhat Fedora 2

- References For CVE-2007-6284

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1033/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1033
http://secunia.com/advisories/28740
SECUNIA 28740
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201514-1
SUNALERT 201514
http://secunia.com/advisories/29591
SECUNIA 29591
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-050.htm CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-047.htm CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202628 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490306/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080329 VMSA-2008-0006 Updated libxml2 service console package
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2008-January/msg00036.html
SECUNIA 28444
http://secunia.com/advisories/28439
SECUNIA 28439
http://secunia.com/advisories/28444
SECUNIA 28444
http://secunia.com/advisories/28450
SECUNIA 28450
http://secunia.com/advisories/28452
SECUNIA 28452
http://secunia.com/advisories/28458
SECUNIA 28458
http://secunia.com/advisories/28466
SECUNIA 28466
http://secunia.com/advisories/28470
SECUNIA 28470
http://secunia.com/advisories/28475
SECUNIA 28475
http://secunia.com/advisories/28716
SECUNIA 28716
http://secunia.com/advisories/28636
SECUNIA 28636
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-20.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-20
http://secunia.com/advisories/31074
SECUNIA 31074
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019181
SECTRACK 1019181
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103201-1
SUNALERT 103201
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1461
DEBIAN DSA-1461
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0117
VUPEN ADV-2008-0117
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0144
VUPEN ADV-2008-0144
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2094
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:010
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:010
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486410/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080115 rPSA-2008-0017-1 libxml2
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-569-1
UBUNTU USN-569-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27248
BID 27248 libxml2 'xmlCurrentChar()' UTF-8 Parsing Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-11
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000009.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080328 VMSA-2008-0006 Updated libxml2 service console package
http://www.xmlsoft.org/news.html CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00379.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0462
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=425927
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2121 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0032.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0032
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00396.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0477

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6284

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