CVE-2018-20593

NameCVE-2018-20593
DescriptionIn Mini-XML (aka mxml) v2.12, there is stack-based buffer overflow in the scan_file function in mxmldoc.c.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs924353

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mxml (PTS)jessie2.6-2vulnerable
jessie (security)2.6-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.10-1vulnerable
buster, sid2.12-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mxmlsource(unstable)(unfixed)low924353

Notes

[buster] - mxml <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - mxml <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - mxml <no-dsa> (Minor issue, only affects the mxmldoc tool)
https://github.com/ntu-sec/pocs/blob/master/mxml-53c75b0/crashes/so_mxmldoc.c:2971_1.txt
https://github.com/ntu-sec/pocs/blob/master/mxml-53c75b0/crashes/so_mxmldoc.c:2971_1.txt.err (error output)
https://github.com/ntu-sec/pocs/blob/master/mxml-53c75b0/crashes/so_mxmldoc.c:2987_1.txt
https://github.com/ntu-sec/pocs/blob/master/mxml-53c75b0/crashes/so_mxmldoc.c:2987_1.txt.err (error output)
https://github.com/michaelrsweet/mxml/issues/237
upstream tagged the issue with 'wontfix' and removed mxmldoc code completely

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