CVE-2018-14567

NameCVE-2018-14567
Descriptionlibxml2 2.9.8, if --with-lzma is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted XML file that triggers LZMA_MEMLIMIT_ERROR, as demonstrated by xmllint, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8035 and CVE-2018-9251.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1524-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u6vulnerable
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid2.9.4+dfsg1-7vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxml2source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
libxml2sourcejessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u7mediumDLA-1524-1

Notes

[stretch] - libxml2 <postponed> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/issues/13 (not public yet)
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/commit/2240fbf5912054af025fb6e01e26375100275e74

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