Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 16:38:34 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: libxml2 external parsed entities issue On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 09:30:07AM -0400, Marc Deslauriers wrote: > On 13-07-05 09:17 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote: > > On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 08:48:04AM -0400, Marc Deslauriers wrote: > >> Hello, > >> > >> libxml2 earlier than 2.9.0 fetches external parsed entities by default, with no > >> way to disable the behaviour. > >> > >> Fixed by the following commit: > >> > >> https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=4629ee02ac649c27f9c0cf98ba017c6b5526070f > >> > >> More Information: > >> https://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2012-October/msg00045.html > >> https://github.com/sparklemotion/nokogiri/issues/693 > >> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxml2/+bug/1194410 > >> > >> > >> Could a CVE please be assigned to this issue? > > > > Sounds like http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/391 > > and > > "Please use CVE-2013-0339 for libxml2 external entities expansion" > > > > ? > > > > Hrm, I would have thought CVE-2013-0339 was for the entities expansion DoS issue > fixed by this commit: > > https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=23f05e0c33987d6605387b300c4be5da2120a7ab > > The other one is for external entities expansion being enabled by default with > no way to turn it off. You would lump them together? Mostly wondering, as it seemed more or less related. Perhaps someone else has more insight. Ciao, Marcus
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