CVE-2016-1836

Published: 20 May 2016

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xmlDictComputeFastKey function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML document.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

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) Not vulnerable
(2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.14)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=45752d2c334b50016666d8f0ec3691e2d680f0a0