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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4463

Stack-based buffer overflow in Apache Xerces-C++ before 3.1.4 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a deeply nested DTD.
Publish Date : 2016-07-08 Last Update Date : 2018-11-07
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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-2018:3335: xerces-c security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183335 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-2016-4463

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Xerces-c++ 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Xerces-c++ 1
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2016-4463
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1808 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3506
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3514
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3335
BUGTRAQ 20160629 CVE-2016-4463: Apache Xerces-C XML Parser Crashes on Malformed DTD
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2232 CONFIRM
BID 91501 Apache Xerces-C CVE-2016-4463 Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2018-10-10 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4463

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