Upstream information

CVE-2004-0989 at MITRE

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in libXML 2.6.12 and 2.6.13 (libxml2), and possibly other versions, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long FTP URL that is not properly handled by the xmlNanoFTPScanURL function, (2) a long proxy URL containing FTP data that is not properly handled by the xmlNanoFTPScanProxy function, and other overflows related to manipulation of DNS length values, including (3) xmlNanoFTPConnect, (4) xmlNanoHTTPConnectHost, and (5) xmlNanoHTTPConnectHost.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 62670 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 64362 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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