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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-0338

libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML file containing an entity declaration with long replacement text and many references to this entity, aka "internal entity expansion" with linear complexity.
Publish Date : 2013-04-25 Last Update Date : 2014-01-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013:0581: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23965 unix
DSA-2652-1 libxml2 - external entity expansion oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20018 unix
ELSA-2013-0581 -- libxml2 security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27000 unix
ELSA-2013:0581: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23449 unix
RHSA-2013:0581: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20894 unix
RHSA-2013:0581: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130581 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0744-1 -- Security update for libxml2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25923 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0743-1 -- Security update for libxml2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25816 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1625-1 -- Security update for libxml2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25714 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1627-1 -- Security update for libxml2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25457 unix
VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20491 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-2013-0338

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Novell Opensuse 12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Novell Opensuse 12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Novell Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 1.8.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Novell Opensuse 3
Xmlsoft Libxml2 126

- References For CVE-2013-0338

http://secunia.com/advisories/55568
SECUNIA 55568
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:1627
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00112.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0552
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00114.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0555
http://secunia.com/advisories/52662
SECUNIA 52662
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2652
DEBIAN DSA-2652
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912400 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1782-1
UBUNTU USN-1782-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:056
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:056
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=23f05e0c33987d6605387b300c4be5da2120a7ab CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-0338

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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