CVE-2016-1836 (retired)

Priority
Description
Use-after-free vulnerability in the xmlDictComputeFastKey function in
libxml2 before 2.9.4, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, OS X before
10.11.5, tvOS before 9.2.1, and watchOS before 2.2.1, allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted XML document.
Notes
 tyhicks> 2.9.2 first introduced the flaw but it was backported to Trusty
  via 0006-Fix-a-parsing-bug-on-non-ascii-element-and-CR-LF-usa.patch
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:released (2.9.4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.14)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=45752d2c334b50016666d8f0ec3691e2d680f0a0
More Information

Updated: 2019-08-23 09:09:32 UTC (commit 436fd4ed4cf0038ddd382cb8649607ace163dda7)