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, 64362 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • libxml >= 1.8.17-372
  • libxml-devel >= 1.8.17-372
ul1.s390
suse91.ppc
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
suse91.s390x
ul1.ia64
suse91.x86-64
ul1.ppc
suse91.ia64
ul1.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 9579
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • libxml >= 1.8.17-371
  • libxml-devel >= 1.8.17-371
ul1.s390
suse91.ppc
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
suse91.s390x
ul1.ia64
suse91.x86-64
ul1.ppc
suse91.ia64
ul1.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 9579
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • libxml >= 1.8.17-366.4
  • libxml-devel >= 1.8.17-366.4
ul1.s390
suse91.ppc
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
suse91.s390x
ul1.ia64
suse91.x86-64
ul1.ppc
suse91.ia64
ul1.x86-64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 9579
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • libxml2 >= 2.4.23-241
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.4.23-241
ul1.x86-64
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ia64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
ul1.s390
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390x
ul1.ppc
suse91.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 9448
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • libxml2 >= 2.4.23-240
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.4.23-240
ul1.x86-64
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ia64
slox4,2.x86
suse91.x86
ul1.s390
ul1.s390x
suse91.s390
ul1.ia64
suse91.s390x
ul1.ppc
suse91.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 9448