CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-07-20
Bugzilla: 724906: CVE-2011-0216 libxml2: Off-by-one error leading to heap-based buffer overflow in encoding
IAVA: 2012-A-0073


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in libxml in Apple Safari before 5.0.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted web site.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0216 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0016 January 11, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libxml2) RHSA-2012:0017 January 11, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2011:1749 December 05, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (mingw32-libxml2) RHSA-2013:0217 January 31, 2013

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