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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7499

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlGROW function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive process memory information via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2015-12-15 Last Update Date : 2017-09-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) OverflowObtain Information
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2549: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152549 unix
RHSA-2015:2550: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152550 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-2015-7499

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Apple Tv 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application HP Icewall Federation Agent 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application HP Icewall File Manager 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Apple Tv 1
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Watchos 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
HP Icewall Federation Agent 1
HP Icewall File Manager 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2015-7499

https://support.apple.com/HT206169 CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2834-1
UBUNTU USN-2834-1
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04944172 CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=35bcb1d758ed70aa7b257c9c3b3ff55e54e3d0da CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=28cd9cb747a94483f4aea7f0968d202c20bb4cfc CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145382616617563&w=2
HP HPSBGN03537
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2549.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2549
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2550.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2550
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1089.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1089
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79509
BID 79509 Libxml2 'xmlGROW()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-22
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243
SECTRACK 1034243
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430
DEBIAN DSA-3430
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0106
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2372
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1281925 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7499

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


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