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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1819

The xmlreader in libxml allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XML data, related to an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.
Publish Date : 2015-08-14 Last Update Date : 2019-12-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:1419: libxml2 security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151419 unix
RHSA-2015:2550: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152550 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-1819

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Iphone Os * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Tvos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Oracle Linux 7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Oracle Solaris 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xmlsoft Libxml * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Tvos 1
Apple Watchos 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Oracle Linux 1
Oracle Solaris 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Xmlsoft Libxml 1

- References For CVE-2015-1819
SECTRACK 1034243
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0106
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-037f844d3e
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2372
BID 75570 Libxml2 CVE-2015-1819 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-22
GENTOO GLSA-201507-08
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-c24af963a2
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1819

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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