CVE-2015-0851

NameCVE-2015-0851
DescriptionXMLTooling-C before 1.5.5, as used in OpenSAML-C and Shibboleth Service Provider (SP), does not properly handle integer conversion exceptions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via schema-invalid XML data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-290-1, DSA-3321-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs793855

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xmltooling (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.4.2-5+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.5.3-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.6.0-4fixed
buster, sid1.6.0-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xmltoolingsource(unstable)1.5.6-1medium793855
xmltoolingsourcejessie1.5.3-2+deb8u1mediumDSA-3321-1
xmltoolingsourcesqueeze1.3.3-2+deb6u1mediumDLA-290-1
xmltoolingsourcewheezy1.4.2-5+deb7u1mediumDSA-3321-1

Notes

http://shibboleth.net/community/advisories/secadv_20150721.txt
Patch: https://git.shibboleth.net/view/?p=cpp-xmltooling.git;a=commitdiff;h=2d795c731e6729309044607154978696a87fd900
Initial advisory was listing the wrong CVE, updated later
opensaml2 will need binNMUs/sourcefull upload (cf. #794851)
[squeeze] partially affected (util/XMLHelper.cpp XMLHelper::getAttrInt method not present) (1.3.3.x)

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