CVE-2016-4571

NameCVE-2016-4571
DescriptionThe mxml_write_node function in mxml-file.c in mxml 2.9, 2.7, and possibly earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via crafted xml file.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs825855

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mxml (PTS)jessie2.6-2vulnerable
stretch2.10-1fixed
buster, sid2.12-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mxmlsource(unstable)2.9-2high825855

Notes

[wheezy] - mxml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/07/8
https://github.com/michaelrsweet/mxml/commit/5f74dc212497332d05882660db130a37d2f458eb

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