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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0338

Original release date: 04/25/2013
Last revised: 01/23/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML file containing an entity declaration with long replacement text and many references to this entity, aka "internal entity expansion" with linear complexity.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1782-1/ "A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Ubuntu 8.04 LTS" Per http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00112.html "http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00112.html"

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0552
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1782-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0555
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55568
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912400
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:1627
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:056
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2652
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 52662
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=23f05e0c33987d6605387b300c4be5da2120a7ab

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.0:beta
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.7.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.23
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.19
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.30
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.28
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.29
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.26
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.27
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.22
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.17
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.20
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.18
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.22
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.17
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.21
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.25
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.20
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.24
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.18
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.24
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.23
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.21
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.15
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.16
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.4.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.13
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.11
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.10
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:1.8.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.32
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.9
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.8
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.26
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.9.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.27
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.30
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.5
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.4
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.7
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.6
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.31
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.29
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.28
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.3
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.25
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.2
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.7.0
* cpe:/a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.9.0 and previous versions
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* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts
* cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts
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* cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3
* cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2
* cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1
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