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CVE-2015-8242

Published: 18 November 2015

The xmlSAX2TextNode function in SAX2.c in the push interface in the HTML parser in libxml2 before 2.9.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain sensitive information via crafted XML data.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.9.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.6)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=8fb4a770075628d6441fb17a1e435100e2f3b1a2