CVE-2012-5134

NameCVE-2012-5134
DescriptionHeap-based buffer underflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.91 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an XML document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2580-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs694521

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+wheezy7fixed
jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid2.9.4+dfsg1-2.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2source(unstable)2.8.0+dfsg1-7medium694521
libxml2sourcesqueeze2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze6mediumDSA-2580-1

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