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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1283

Multiple integer overflows in the XML_GetBuffer function in Expat through 2.1.0, as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 and other products, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted XML data, a related issue to CVE-2015-2716.
Publish Date : 2015-07-23 Last Update Date : 2022-07-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 190

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:1499: chromium-browser security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151499 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-2015-1283

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Google Chrome * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Libexpat Project Libexpat * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Oracle Solaris 10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Oracle Solaris 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Python Python * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Suse Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Suse Studio Onsite 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 3
Google Chrome 1
Libexpat Project Libexpat 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Oracle Solaris 2
Python Python 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 3
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 3
Suse Studio Onsite 1

- References For CVE-2015-1283 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201603-09
GENTOO GLSA-201701-21
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1508
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1512
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1441
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1287
BID 75973 Google Chrome Prior to 44.0.2403.89 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-27 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1283

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

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