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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4226

Integer overflow in the xmlSAX2Characters function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a large XML document.
Publish Date : 2008-11-25 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4226 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084226 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 xmlSAX2Characters function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9888 unix
Libxml2 Integer Overflow in xmlSAX2Characters() May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6360 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 xmlSAX2Characters() May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution or Den... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6219 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-2008-4226

# 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-2008-4226

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-067.htm CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/34247
SECUNIA 34247
http://secunia.com/advisories/35379
SECUNIA 35379
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/33746
SECUNIA 33746
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-251406-1
SUNALERT 251406
http://secunia.com/advisories/33792
SECUNIA 33792
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-06
http://secunia.com/advisories/32974
SECUNIA 32974
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0001.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/33417
SECUNIA 33417
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-002.htm CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00513.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9773
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc9 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.473974
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-324-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/32811
SECUNIA 32811
http://secunia.com/advisories/32872
SECUNIA 32872
http://secunia.com/advisories/32802
SECUNIA 32802
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:231
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:231
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0325 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32766
SECUNIA 32766
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0988.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0988
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470466 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32326
BID 32326 libxml2 'xmlSAX2Characters()' Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-04-22
http://www.osvdb.org/49993
OSVDB 49993
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-673-1
UBUNTU USN-673-1
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021238
SECTRACK 1021238
http://secunia.com/advisories/32764
SECUNIA 32764
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libxml2-2.7.2-2.fc10 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32762
SECUNIA 32762
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00472.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9729
http://secunia.com/advisories/32773
SECUNIA 32773
http://secunia.com/advisories/32807
SECUNIA 32807
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1666
DEBIAN DSA-1666
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639 CONFIRM
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://secunia.com/advisories/36235
SECUNIA 36235
http://secunia.com/advisories/36173
SECUNIA 36173
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-141243-01-1 CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-265329-1
SUNALERT 265329
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02029444
HP SSRT100079
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0034
VUPEN ADV-2009-0034
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3176
VUPEN ADV-2008-3176
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0323
VUPEN ADV-2009-0323
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0301
VUPEN ADV-2009-0301
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9888
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9888
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6360
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6360
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6219
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6219

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4226

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


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