CVE-2016-1762

Published: 23 March 2016

The xmlNextChar function in libxml2 before 2.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted XML document.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.1

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.9.4)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin)
Released (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.15)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=a7a94612aa3b16779e2c74e1fa353b5d9786c602