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CVE-2008-4409

CVE information

Published

13 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

libxml2 2.7.0 and 2.7.1 does not properly handle "predefined entities definitions" in entities, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash), as demonstrated by use of xmllint on a certain XML document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-1564 and CVE-2008-3281..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -