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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1836

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xmlDictComputeFastKey function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML document.
Publish Date : 2016-05-20 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1292: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161292 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-2016-1836

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Apple Tv 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 9.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos 2.2 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 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 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 1

- References For CVE-2016-1836

https://support.apple.com/HT206904 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-3
https://support.apple.com/HT206905 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206902 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206903 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206564 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://support.apple.com/HT206568 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206899 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206901 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206567 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206566 CONFIRM
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035890
SECTRACK 1035890
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1
UBUNTU USN-2994-1
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=45752d2c334b50016666d8f0ec3691e2d680f0a0 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1292
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-6
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90691
BID 90691 Apple Mac OS X/watchOS/iOS/tvOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-12-06
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=759398 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2957
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-2
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593
DEBIAN DSA-3593
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1836

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


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