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CVE-2015-5312

Description

The xmlStringLenDecodeEntities function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.3 does not properly prevent entity expansion, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted XML data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-3660.


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 12.04
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 14.04
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 15.04
canonical:ubuntu_linux canonical ubuntu linux 15.10
redhat:enterprise_linux_server redhat enterprise linux server 6.0
redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node redhat enterprise linux hpc node 6.0
redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop redhat enterprise linux desktop 6.0
redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation redhat enterprise linux workstation 6.0
apple:iphone_os apple iphone os 9.2.1
apple:mac_os_x apple mac os x 10.11.3
apple:watchos apple watchos 2.1
apple:tvos apple tvos 9.1
xmlsoft:libxml2 xmlsoft libxml2 2.9.2
hp:icewall_federation_agent hp icewall federation agent 3.0
hp:icewall_file_manager hp icewall file manager 3.0
debian:debian_linux debian debian linux 8.0
debian:debian_linux debian debian linux 7.0

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