CVE-2016-2073

NVD - CVE-2016-2073

CVE-2016-2073 Detail

Current Description

The htmlParseNameComplex function in HTMLparser.c in libxml2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted XML document.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/25/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/26/7 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85267 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035011 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2073
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/23/2020
Source:
MITRE