Multiple vulnerabilities in libexpat



Published: 2022-01-17 | Updated: 2022-04-19
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 8
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22827
CVE-2022-22826
CVE-2022-22825
CVE-2022-22824
CVE-2022-22823
CVE-2022-22822
CVE-2021-46143
CVE-2021-45960
CWE-ID CWE-190
CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor libexpat.org

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 8 vulnerabilities.

1) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59650

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22827

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the storeAtts() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59649

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22826

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the nextScaffoldPart() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59648

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22825

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the lookup() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59647

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22824

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the defineAttribute() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59646

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22823

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the build_model() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59645

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22822

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the addBinding() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/539

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Integer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59643

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-46143

CWE-ID: CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to integer overflow in the doProlog() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/issues/532
http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/538

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU59642

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45960

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources in the storeAtts() function in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

expat: 2.0.0 - 2.4.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/issues/531
http://github.com/libexpat/libexpat/pull/534
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1217609

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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