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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8035

The xz_decomp function in xzlib.c in libxml2 2.9.1 does not properly detect compression errors, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang) via crafted XML data.
Publish Date : 2015-11-18 Last Update Date : 2019-03-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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-2020:1190: libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20201190 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-2015-8035

# 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 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.1 * * * 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 1
Debian Debian Linux 2
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2015-8035

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034243
SECTRACK 1034243
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00031.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0106
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05111017 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77390
BID 77390 Libxml2 'parser.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-02-23
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1089.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1089
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177381.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-a9ee80b01d
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20151102 Re: CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/02/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20151102 CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-5
https://support.apple.com/HT206169 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/03/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20151103 Re: CVE request: DoS in libxml2 if xz is enabled
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3430
DEBIAN DSA-3430
https://support.apple.com/HT206166 CONFIRM
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177341.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-189a7bf68c
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2372
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2812-1
UBUNTU USN-2812-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-21-1
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=757466 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8035

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


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