CVE-2016-4658

Published on: 09/25/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Iphone Os from Apple contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-4658 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as - currently rated as CRITICAL severity.

CVSS3 Score: 9.8 - CRITICAL

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 10 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-3 iOS 10 Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-3
About the security content of macOS Sierra 10.12 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207170
Apple macOS/OS X Multiple Flaws Let Remote and Local Users Deny Service, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Execute Arbitrary Code, and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036858
About the security content of tvOS 10 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207142
Disallow namespace nodes in XPointer ranges (c1d1f712) · Commits · GNOME / libxml2 · GitLab Patch
Third Party Advisory
git.gnome.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=c1d1f7121194036608bf555f08d3062a36fd344b
About the security content of watchOS 3 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207141
APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-5 watchOS 3 Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-5
APPLE-SA-2016-09-20 macOS Sierra 10.12 Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20
APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-6 tvOS 10 Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-6
About the security content of iOS 10 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207143
libxml2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201701-37) — Gentoo security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
Google Android Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code and Let Local Apps Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1038623
Apple iOS/tvOS/MacOS/watchOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 93054

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
AppleIphone OsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleIphone OsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleTvosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleTvosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleWatchosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleWatchosAllAllAllAll
ApplicationXmlsoftLibxml2AllAllAllAll
ApplicationXmlsoftLibxml2AllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: