CVE-2016-9596

Published: 16 August 2018

libxml2, as used in Red Hat JBoss Core Services and when in recovery mode, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted XML document. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2016-3627.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Red Hat bug states this CVE is for a Red Hat specific regression
that duplicated other public CVEs
"missing/incorrect fix for CVE-2016-3627 in the Red Hat JBoss
Core Services."

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