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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1654-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs498768

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+wheezy11fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u1fixed
buster2.9.4+dfsg1-5.1fixed
sid2.9.4+dfsg1-5.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2source(unstable)2.6.32.dfsg-4high498768
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-5highDSA-1654-1

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