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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5131

Use-after-free vulnerability in libxml2 through 2.9.4, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the XPointer range-to function.
Publish Date : 2016-07-23 Last Update Date : 2019-03-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Service
CWE ID 416

- 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-2016-5131

# 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 Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Google Chrome * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Suse Linux Enterprise 12.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 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 2
Debian Debian Linux 2
Google Chrome 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Suse Linux Enterprise 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2016-5131

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09
GENTOO GLSA-201610-09
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-6
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3041-1
UBUNTU USN-3041-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00020.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1865
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00021.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1868
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3637
DEBIAN DSA-3637
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00022.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1869
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00028.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1918
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1485.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1485
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92053
BID 92053 Google Chrome Prior to 52.0.2743.82 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-22
https://crbug.com/623378 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-5
https://support.apple.com/HT207141 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT207142 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036428
SECTRACK 1036428
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358641 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-3
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 CONFIRM
https://codereview.chromium.org/2127493002 CONFIRM
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update.html CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623
SECTRACK 1038623

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5131

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


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