Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2010-4008 First vendor Publication 2010-11-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-06-04

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

libxml2 before 2.7.8, as used in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44, Apple Safari 5.0.2 and earlier, and other products, reads from invalid memory locations during processing of malformed XPath expressions, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted XML document.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4008

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12148
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12148
Title: Vulnerability in libxml2 in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44
Description: libxml2 before 2.7.8, as used in Google Chrome before 7.0.517.44, Apple Safari 5.0.2 and earlier, and other products, reads from invalid memory locations during processing of malformed XPath expressions, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted XML document.
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-4008
Version: 13
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Product(s): Google Chrome
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12709
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12709
Title: DSA-2128-1 libxml2 -- invalid memory access
Description: Bui Quang Minh discovered that libxml2, a library for parsing and handling XML data files, does not well process a malformed XPATH, causing crash and allowing arbitrary code execution. For the stable distribution, this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny2. For the testing and unstable distribution, this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.8.dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your libxml2 package.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2128-1
CVE-2010-4008
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 5.0
Product(s): libxml2
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13253
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13253
Title: USN-1016-1 -- libxml2 vulnerability
Description: Bui Quang Minh discovered that libxml2 did not properly process XPath namespaces and attributes. If an application using libxml2 opened a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute code as the user invoking the program.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-1016-1
CVE-2010-4008
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 8.04
Ubuntu 10.10
Ubuntu 10.04
Ubuntu 9.10
Ubuntu 6.06
Product(s): libxml2
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 2
Application 263
Application 2
Application 196
Application 784
Application 134
Os 94
Os 75
Os 5
Os 2
Os 3
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 3

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-07-30 Name : CentOS Update for libxml2 CESA-2012:0017 centos5
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0017_libxml2_centos5.nasl
2012-07-13 Name : VMSA-2012-0012 VMware ESXi update addresses several security issues.
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2012-0012.nasl
2012-07-09 Name : RedHat Update for libxml2 RHSA-2011:1749-03
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1749-03_libxml2.nasl
2012-02-12 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201110-26 (libxml2)
File : nvt/glsa_201110_26.nasl
2012-01-13 Name : RedHat Update for libxml2 RHSA-2012:0017-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2012_0017-01_libxml2.nasl
2011-08-26 Name : Mac OS X v10.6.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities (2011-001)
File : nvt/secpod_macosx_su11-001.nasl
2011-08-12 Name : Apple Safari Multiple Vulnerabilities - March 2011 (Mac OS X)
File : nvt/gb_apple_safari_mult_vuln_mar11_macosx.nasl
2011-05-02 Name : HP System Management Homepage Multiple Vulnerabilities
File : nvt/secpod_hp_smh_mult_vuln_apr11.nasl
2011-03-05 Name : FreeBSD Ports: openoffice.org
File : nvt/freebsd_openoffice.org0.nasl
2010-12-09 Name : Mandriva Update for libxml2 MDVSA-2010:243 (libxml2)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_243.nasl
2010-11-23 Name : Apple Safari libxml Denial of Service Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_apple_safari_libxml_dos_vuln.nasl
2010-11-18 Name : Google Chrome multiple vulnerabilities - November 10(Linux)
File : nvt/gb_google_chrome_mult_vuln_nov10_lin.nasl
2010-11-18 Name : Google Chrome multiple vulnerabilities - November 10(Windows)
File : nvt/gb_google_chrome_mult_vuln_nov10_win.nasl
2010-11-16 Name : Ubuntu Update for libxml2 vulnerability USN-1016-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1016_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
69205 libxml2 Crafted XML File XPath Axis Traversal DoS

libxml2 contains a flaw that may allow a context-dependent denial of service. The issue is triggered when libxml reads from invalid memory locations while processing malformed XPath expressions, allowing a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted XML document to cause a denial of service.

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2012-09-27 IAVM : 2012-A-0153 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX 4.0 and ESXi 4.0
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033884
2012-05-03 IAVM : 2012-A-0073 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi 4.1 and ESX 4.1
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0032171

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-03-03 Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0008_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-29 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0012_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-19 Name : The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
File : solaris11_libxml2_20120821.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-17 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0168.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_libxml2-101103.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_764879_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-0217.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-02-04 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20130131_mingw32_libxml2_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-02-01 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2013-0217.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-02-01 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2013-0217.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20120111_libxml2_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20111206_libxml2_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-07-13 Name : The remote VMware ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-28 Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0008.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-12 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-12 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-06 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1749.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-27 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201110-26.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_libxml2-101103.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_libxml2-101103.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-22 Name : The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : hpsmh_6_3_0_22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-22 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes several security issues.
File : macosx_10_6_7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-22 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes several security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2011-001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-10 Name : The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several vulnerabil...
File : safari_5_0_4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-10 Name : The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several vulnerabil...
File : macosx_Safari5_0_4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-03 Name : The remote host contains an application that has multiple vulnerabilities.
File : itunes_10_2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-03 Name : The remote host contains a multimedia application that has multiple vulnerabi...
File : itunes_10_2_banner.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-14 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_f2b43905354511e08e810022190034c0.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27 Name : The remote Windows host has a program affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : openoffice_33.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-02 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_libxml2-101103.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-02 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_libxml2-7214.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-02 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2128.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-11-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-11-11 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1016-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-11-04 Name : The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabi...
File : google_chrome_7_0_517_44.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Mar/msg00004.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00006.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44779
CONFIRM http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=58731
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/11/stable-channel-update.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4554
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4566
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4581
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2010-4008_CVE-2010-4494.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2128
HP http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130331363227777&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139447903326211&w=2
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:243
MISC http://blog.bkis.com/en/libxml2-vulnerability-in-google-chrome-and-apple-safari/
MLIST http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2010-November/msg00015.html
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0217.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1749.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/40775
http://secunia.com/advisories/42109
http://secunia.com/advisories/42175
http://secunia.com/advisories/42314
http://secunia.com/advisories/42429
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00000.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1016-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3046
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3076
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3100
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0230

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