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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1834

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlStrncat function in libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before 10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted XML document.
Publish Date : 2016-05-20 Last Update Date : 2019-03-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1292: libxml2 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161292 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-2016-1834

# 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 15.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mcafee Web Gateway * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 * * * * 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 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Mcafee Web Gateway 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 4
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 5
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2016-1834

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2994-1
UBUNTU USN-2994-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90691
BID 90691 Apple Mac OS X/watchOS/iOS/tvOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-12-06
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html CONFIRM
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18 CONFIRM
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10170 CONFIRM
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206568 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT206564 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-2
https://support.apple.com/HT206566 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-3
https://support.apple.com/HT206567 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1292
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1292
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035890
SECTRACK 1035890
https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3593
DEBIAN DSA-3593
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=763071 CONFIRM
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=8fbbf5513d609c1770b391b99e33314cd0742704 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2957

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1834

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


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