Upstream information

CVE-2009-2414 at MITRE

Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large depth of element declarations in a DTD, related to a function recursion, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 528007 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.1.37
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.1.37
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.1.37
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.1.37
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.13.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.13.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.13.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.13.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.23.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libxml2 >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-doc >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-x86 >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libxml >= 1.8.17-481.19.5
  • libxml-32bit >= 1.8.17-481.19.2
  • libxml-devel >= 1.8.17-481.19.5
  • libxml2-devel >= 2.7.6-0.31.1
  • libxml2-devel-32bit >= 2.7.6-0.31.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 libxml Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 libxml2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS libxml2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 libxml Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 libxml2 Released