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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1666-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze6fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid41.0.2272.76-2fixed
libxml2 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze8fixed
squeeze (lts)2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze11fixed
wheezy2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy2fixed
wheezy (security)2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy3fixed
jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5fixed
sid2.9.2+dfsg1-3fixed

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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