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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3529

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.
Publish Date : 2008-09-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-09-03 2008-09-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3529 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083529 unix
DSA-1654 libxml2 -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8076 unix
DSA-1654-1 libxml2 - execution of arbitrary code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18505 unix
ELSA-2008:0884: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21739 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-de... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11760 unix
Libxml2 Heap Overflow in xmlParseAttValueComplex() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6103 unix
RHSA-2008:0884 -- libxml2 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29030 unix
RHSA-2008:0884: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080884 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-2008-3529

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.4.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xmlsoft Libxml2 15

- References For CVE-2008-3529

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461015 CONFIRM
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8798
EXPLOIT-DB 8798
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45085
XF libxml2-entitynames-bo(45085)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1298
VUPEN ADV-2009-1298
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1
UBUNTU USN-815-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-644-1
UBUNTU USN-644-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2822
VUPEN ADV-2008-2822
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html
CERT TA09-133A
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0886.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0886
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31126
BID 31126 libxml XML Entity Name Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-03-05
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0884.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0884
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1654
DEBIAN DSA-1654
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:192
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:192
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-400.htm CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-025.htm CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3550 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-265329-1
SUNALERT 265329
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261688-1
SUNALERT 261688
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1 CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247346-1
SUNALERT 247346
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-126356-03-1 CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020855
SECTRACK 1020855
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-06
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:018
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3529

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


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