CVE-2016-1835

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-23
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1338691: CVE-2016-1835 libxml2: Heap use-after-free in xmlSAX2AttributeNs

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xmlSAX2AttributeNs function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2 and OS X before 10.11.5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML document.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1835 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2016:2957 2016-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libxml2) RHSA-2016:1292 2016-06-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (libxml2) RHSA-2016:1292 2016-06-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 libxml2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libxml2 Will not fix
Last Modified

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