CVE-2016-1840 (retired)

Priority
Description
Heap-based buffer overflow in the xmlFAParsePosCharGroup 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 execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory
corruption) via a crafted XML document.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:released (2.9.4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.15)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.9.3+dfsg1-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=cbb271655cadeb8dbb258a64701d9a3a0c4835b4
More Information

Updated: 2019-08-23 09:09:33 UTC (commit 436fd4ed4cf0038ddd382cb8649607ace163dda7)