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OpenSUSE Linux update for libxml2



Published: 2020-05-23
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2019-19956
CVE-2019-20388
CVE-2020-7595
CWE ID CWE-401
CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

1) Memory leak

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19956

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak in xmlParseBalancedChunkMemoryRecover in parser.c. A remote attacker can trigger a memory leak related to newDoc->oldNs and perform denial of service attack.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-05/msg00047.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Memory leak

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-20388

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak in xmlSchemaPreRun in xmlschemas.c. A remote attacker can trigger a xmlSchemaValidateStream memory leak and perform denial of service attack.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-05/msg00047.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Infinite loop

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-7595

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in xmlStringLenDecodeEntities in parser.c. A remote attacker can consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions in a certain end-of-file situation.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.1

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-05/msg00047.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.