CVE-2007-6284

NameCVE-2007-6284
DescriptionThe xmlCurrentChar function in libxml2 before 2.6.31 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via XML containing invalid UTF-8 sequences.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1461-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs460292

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)wheezy2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy5fixed
wheezy (security)2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy9fixed
jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.9.4+dfsg1-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxmlsource(unstable)1.8.17-14.1medium
libxml2source(unstable)2.6.30.dfsg-3.1medium460292
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-2mediumDSA-1461-1
libxml2sourcesarge2.6.16-7sarge1mediumDSA-1461-1

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