Threat Encyclopedia

Libxml.CVE-2017-7376.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in libxml2.
This vulnerability is due to incorrect limit for port values when handling redirects. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application

Affected Products

xmlsoft libxml2 Up to (excluding)2.9.5
Google Android 4.4.4
Google Android 5.0.2
Google Android 5.1.1
Google Android 6.0
Google Android 6.0.1
Google Android 7.0
Google Android 7.1.1
Google Android 7.1.2
Debian Linux 8.0
Debian Linux 9.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3952

CVE References

CVE-2017-7376