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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4225

Integer overflow in the xmlBufferResize function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a large XML document.
Publish Date : 2008-11-25 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-03 2008-11-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4225 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084225 unix
DSA-1666 libxml2 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7803 unix
DSA-1666-1 libxml2 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18412 unix
ELSA-2008:0988: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22735 unix
Integer overflow in the xmlBufferResize function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10025 unix
Libxml2 Integer Overflow in xmlBufferResize() Lets Remote Users Deny Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6415 unix
RHSA-2008:0988 -- libxml2 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29306 unix
RHSA-2008:0988: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080988 unix
Security Vulnerabilities in the libxml2 Library Routines xmlBufferResize() May Lead to Denial of Service (DoS) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6234 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-2008-4225

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xmlsoft Libxml 2.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xmlsoft Libxml 1

- References For CVE-2008-4225

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc9 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470480 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00472.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9729
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00513.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9773
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc10 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0301
VUPEN ADV-2009-0301
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0323
VUPEN ADV-2009-0323
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32331
BID 32331 libxml2 'xmlBufferResize()' Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-07
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-673-1
UBUNTU USN-673-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0001.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3176
VUPEN ADV-2008-3176
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0034
VUPEN ADV-2009-0034
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-002.htm CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0988.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0988
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1666
DEBIAN DSA-1666
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:231
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:231
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-067.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-265329-1
SUNALERT 265329
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-126356-03-1 CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-261688-1
SUNALERT 261688
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-251406-1
SUNALERT 251406
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473974
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-324-01
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-06
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021239
SECTRACK 1021239
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4225

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


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