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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-9048

libxml2 20904-GITv2.9.4-16-g0741801 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. The function xmlSnprintfElementContent in valid.c is supposed to recursively dump the element content definition into a char buffer 'buf' of size 'size'. At the end of the routine, the function may strcat two more characters without checking whether the current strlen(buf) + 2 < size. This vulnerability causes programs that use libxml2, such as PHP, to crash.
Publish Date : 2017-05-18 Last Update Date : 2017-11-10
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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) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-9048

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2017-9048

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-01
GENTOO GLSA-201711-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98556
BID 98556 libxml2 CVE-2017-9048 Local Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-23
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/15/1
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3952
DEBIAN DSA-3952

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-9048

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


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