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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - mxml <no-dsa> (Minor issue, only affects the mxmldoc tool) (error output) (error output)
upstream tagged the issue with 'wontfix' and removed mxmldoc code completely

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