The overflow protection in Expat is removed by compilers with certain optimization settings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted XML data. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1283 and CVE-2015-2716.
Published 2016-06-30 17:59:04
Updated 2023-02-12 23:21:22
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2016-4472

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2016-4472
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2016-4472 41,980
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4472

1.37%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 84 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4472

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-4472

References for CVE-2016-4472

Products affected by CVE-2016-4472

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