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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7500

The xmlParseMisc function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read) via unspecified vectors related to incorrect entities boundaries and start tags.
Publish Date : 2015-12-15 Last Update Date : 2017-09-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2549: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152549 unix
RHSA-2015:2550: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152550 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-2015-7500

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Apple Tv 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application HP Icewall Federation Agent 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application HP Icewall File Manager 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Apple Tv 1
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Watchos 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
HP Icewall Federation Agent 1
HP Icewall File Manager 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2015-7500
BID 79562 libxml2 CVE-2015-7500 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-22 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1034243
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2549
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2550
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2372
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0106
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-2
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7500

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

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