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CVE-2021-42260

Published: 11 October 2021

TinyXML through 2.6.2 has an infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData::Stamp in tinyxmlparser.cpp via the TIXML_UTF_LEAD_0 case. It can be triggered by a crafted XML message and leads to a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tinyxml
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
bionic
Released (2.6.2-4ubuntu0.18.04.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.6.2-6)
lunar Not vulnerable
(2.6.2-6)
mantic Not vulnerable
(2.6.2-6)
upstream Not vulnerable

xenial
Released (2.6.2-3ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
focal
Released (2.6.2-4+deb10u1build0.20.04.1)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H