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HistoryNov 30, 2017 - 2:05 p.m.

[SECURITY] [DLA 1194-1] libxml2 security update

2017-11-3014:05:13
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9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.5 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.011 Low

EPSS

Percentile

84.1%

Package : libxml2
Version : 2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy11
CVE ID : CVE-2017-16931 CVE-2017-16932

CVE-2017-16931
parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 mishandles parameter-entity
references because the NEXTL macro calls the
xmlParserHandlePEReference function in the case of a '%' character
in a DTD name.

CVE-2017-16932
parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 does not prevent infinite
recursion in parameter entities.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy11.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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API usage cases
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Ways of integration

Integrate Vulners API

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.5 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.011 Low

EPSS

Percentile

84.1%

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