CVE-2016-4463

NVD - CVE-2016-4463

CVE-2016-4463 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Apache Xerces-C++ before 3.1.4 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service via a deeply nested DTD.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00053.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00013.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137714/Apache-Xerces-C-XML-Parser-Crash.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538784/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91501
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036211
http://xerces.apache.org/xerces-c/secadv/CVE-2016-4463.txt
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3335
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3506
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3514
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/XERCESC-2069
https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=10510&version=12336069
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3610
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html

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-2016-4463
NVD Published Date:
07/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/07/2018
Source:
MITRE