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Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:30:42 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ya1gaurav@...il.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Buffer overflow in libxml2

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> Please assign CVE for below vulnerability

There were two buffer over-read issues reported at different times; we
are assigning two CVE IDs.

> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756263
> Reported: 2015-10-08 21:12 UTC by Hugh Davenport
> 
> Buffer overead with XML parser in xmlNextChar
> 
> AddressSanitizer: global-buffer-overflow ... READ of size 1
> 
> there is potential to get input that could cause out of bounds memory
> to be returned to userspace through the use of libxml2, which could be
> used to cause denial of service attacks, or gain sensitive
> information.
> 
> https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=ab2b9a93ff19cedde7befbf2fcc48c6e352b6cbe

Use CVE-2015-8241.


> https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=756372
> Reported: 2015-10-11 03:18 UTC by Hugh Davenport 
> 
> Buffer overead with HTML parser in push mode in xmlSAX2TextNode
> 
> AddressSanitizer: stack-buffer-overflow ... READ of size 1
> 
> there is potential to get input that could cause out of bounds memory
> to be returned to userspace through the use of libxml2, which could be
> used to cause denial of service attacks, or gain sensitive
> information.

(apparently https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/log/HTMLparser.c
does not yet have a commit)

Use CVE-2015-8242.

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