Upstream information

CVE-2016-4570 at MITRE


The mxmlDelete function in mxml-node.c in mxml 2.9, 2.7, and possibly earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via crafted xml file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.1 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 979205 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 979206 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libmxml1 >= 2.5-24.3.1
  • mxml >= 2.5-24.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libmxml1 >= 2.10-1.1
  • libmxml1-32bit >= 2.10-1.1
  • mxml >= 2.10-1.1
  • mxml-devel >= 2.10-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libmxml1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 mxml Released