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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4483

The xmlBufAttrSerializeTxtContent function in xmlsave.c in libxml2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a non-UTF-8 attribute value, related to serialization. NOTE: this vulnerability may be a duplicate of CVE-2016-3627.
Publish Date : 2017-04-11 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4483

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2016-4483

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2957
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593
DEBIAN DSA-3593
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/03/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20160503 CVE request: out-of-bounds read parsing an XML in libxml2 using recover mode
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20160504 Re: CVE request: out-of-bounds read parsing an XML in libxml2 using recover mode
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20160607 Re: Please reject duplicate CVE for libxml2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=c97750d11bb8b6f3303e7131fe526a61ac65bcfd CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20160607 Please reject duplicate CVE for libxml2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90013
BID 90013 Libxml2 'xmlsave.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-17
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036348
SECTRACK 1036348

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4483

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


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