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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8035

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.1 does not properly detect compression errors, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via crafted XML data.
Publish Date : 2015-11-18 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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8035

# 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 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.1 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 1
Debian Debian Linux 2
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2015-8035 CONFIRM CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3
BID 77390 Libxml2 'parser.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-02-23
MLIST [oss-security] 20151102 CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
MLIST [oss-security] 20151102 Re: CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
MLIST [oss-security] 20151103 Re: CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2372
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-1
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-189a7bf68c
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-a9ee80b01d
SECTRACK 1034243
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0106
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8035

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