CVE-2009-2416

NameCVE-2009-2416
DescriptionMultiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted (1) Notation or (2) Enumeration attribute types in an XML file, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1859-1, DSA-1861-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs540865
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
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+wheezy4fixed
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
libxmlsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
libxmlsourceetch1:1.8.17-14+etch1mediumDSA-1861-1
libxml2source(unstable)2.7.3.dfsg-2.1low540865
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-6+etch1mediumDSA-1859-1
libxml2sourcelenny2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny1mediumDSA-1859-1

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