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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2416

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted (1) Notation or (2) Enumeration attribute types in an XML file, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.
Publish Date : 2009-08-11 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-07-30 2009-08-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2416 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092416 unix
DSA-1859 libxml2 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8132 unix
DSA-1859-1 libxml2 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13681 unix
DSA-1861 libxml -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8116 unix
DSA-1861-1 libxml -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13712 unix
ELSA-2009:1206: libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22743 unix
Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allow ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9262 unix
RHSA-2009:1206 -- libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28958 unix
RHSA-2009:1206: libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091206 unix
VMware libxml2 use-after-free vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7783 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-2009-2416

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xmlsoft Libxml 1.8.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xmlsoft Libxml 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 5

- References For CVE-2009-2416

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00642.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8580
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00537.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8491
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3217
VUPEN ADV-2009-3217
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515205 CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=489f9671e71cc44a97b23111b3126ac8a1e21a59 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2420
VUPEN ADV-2009-2420
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36010
BID 36010 libxml2 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-11-14
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1
UBUNTU USN-815-1
http://www.codenomicon.com/labs/xml/
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1859
DEBIAN DSA-1859
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Jun/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-06-21-1
http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2009/080509-xml-flaw.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3949 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4225 CONFIRM
http://www.cert.fi/en/reports/2009/vulnerability2009085.html
http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg678527.html
MLIST [debian-bugs-dist] 20090810 Bug#540865: libxml2: CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416 pointer-user-after-free and stack overflow because of function recursion
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-09/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:015
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2414-2416.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-11-1
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2009/08/stable-update-security-fixes.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00547.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8498

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2416

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


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