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CVE-2015-5312

CVE information

Published

6 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

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..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.1/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_file_manager:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:hp:icewall_federation_agent:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -

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