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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 : 2021-11-08
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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 None
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 OS Apple Iphone Os * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apple Safari * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 2
Apple Safari 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8
Debian Debian Linux 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2008-3529

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6103
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6103
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11760
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11760
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8798
EXPLOIT-DB 8798
http://secunia.com/advisories/33722
SECUNIA 33722
http://secunia.com/advisories/35056
SECUNIA 35056
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1298
VUPEN ADV-2009-1298
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45085
XF libxml2-entitynames-bo(45085)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2822
VUPEN ADV-2008-2822
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1
UBUNTU USN-815-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/36173
SECUNIA 36173
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/36235
SECUNIA 36235
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=1-21-126356-03-1 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
http://secunia.com/advisories/35379
SECUNIA 35379
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3550 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/31558
SECUNIA 31558
http://secunia.com/advisories/35074
SECUNIA 35074
http://secunia.com/advisories/32265
SECUNIA 32265
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-400.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247346-1
SUNALERT 247346
http://secunia.com/advisories/31982
SECUNIA 31982
http://secunia.com/advisories/33715
SECUNIA 33715
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-06
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html
CERT TA09-133A
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-025.htm CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32974
SECUNIA 32974
https://usn.ubuntu.com/644-1/
UBUNTU USN-644-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/32280
SECUNIA 32280
http://secunia.com/advisories/32807
SECUNIA 32807
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325 CONFIRM
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://secunia.com/advisories/31868
SECUNIA 31868
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31126
BID 31126 libxml XML Entity Name Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-03-05
http://secunia.com/advisories/31860
SECUNIA 31860
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020855
SECTRACK 1020855
http://secunia.com/advisories/31855
SECUNIA 31855
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:018
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0884.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0884
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0886.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0886
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461015 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3529

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