CVE-2016-4658

NVD - CVE-2016-4658

CVE-2016-4658 Detail

Current Description

xpointer.c in libxml2 before 2.9.5 (as used in Apple iOS before 10, OS X before 10.12, tvOS before 10, and watchOS before 3, and other products) does not forbid namespace nodes in XPointer ranges, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and memory corruption) via a crafted XML document.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93054 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036858 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=c1d1f7121194036608bf555f08d3062a36fd344b Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT207141 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT207142 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Vendor 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-2016-4658
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/13/2019
Source:
MITRE