CVE-2008-4226

NameCVE-2008-4226
DescriptionInteger overflow in the xmlSAX2Characters function in libxml2 2.7.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a large XML document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1666-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch62.0.3202.89-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)66.0.3359.117-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid67.0.3396.79-2fixed
libxml2 (PTS)jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid2.9.4+dfsg1-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)5.0.375.29~r46008-1high
libxml2source(unstable)2.6.32.dfsg-5high
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-6highDSA-1666-1

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