CVE-2008-3529

NameCVE-2008-3529
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.7.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long XML entity name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1654-1
Debian Bugs498768

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)buster2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)2.9.4+dfsg1-7+deb10u6fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.9.10+dfsg-6.7+deb11u4fixed
bookworm2.9.14+dfsg-1.3~deb12u1fixed
trixie2.9.14+dfsg-1.3fixed
sid2.12.7+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-5DSA-1654-1
libxml2source(unstable)2.6.32.dfsg-4498768

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