Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in libxml2.
This vulnerability is caused by an error in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c when processing malformed entity names in XML files. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML page.

Affected Products

XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.31
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.30
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.26
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.16
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.15
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.14
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.13
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.12
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.11
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.9
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.8
+ RedHat Fedora Core2
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.7
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.6
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.5
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.4
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.3
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.2
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6.1
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.6 .0
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.5.11
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.5.10
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.5.8
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.5.4
XMLSoft Libxml2 2.5.1
Sun Solaris 9_x86
Sun Solaris 9
Sun Solaris 10.0_x86
Sun Solaris 10
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_99
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_96
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_95
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_92
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_91
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_90
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_89
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_88
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_87
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_85
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_84
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_83
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_82
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_80
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_78
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_77
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_76
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_68
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_67
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_64
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_61
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_59
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_57
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_50
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_39
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_36
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_29
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_22
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_19
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_13
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_100
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_02
Sun OpenSolaris build snv_01
S.u.S.E. openSUSE 11.0
S.u.S.E. openSUSE 10.3
S.u.S.E. openSUSE 10.2
rPath rPath Linux 2
rPath rPath Linux 1
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 3
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 4
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 3
RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Workstation 5 client
RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 client
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 4
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 3
RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 server
RedHat Desktop 4.0
RedHat Desktop 3.0
Nortel Networks Self-Service Peri Workstation 0
Nortel Networks Self-Service Peri Application 0
Nortel Networks Self-Service MPS 1000 0
Nortel Networks Self-Service - CCSS7 0
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2008.1 x86_64
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2008.1
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2008.0 x86_64
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2008.0
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2007.1 x86_64
MandrakeSoft Linux Mandrake 2007.1
MandrakeSoft Corporate Server 4.0 x86_64
MandrakeSoft Corporate Server 3.0 x86_64
MandrakeSoft Corporate Server 3.0
MandrakeSoft Corporate Server 4.0
Gentoo Linux
Debian Linux 4.0 sparc
Debian Linux 4.0 s/390
Debian Linux 4.0 powerpc
Debian Linux 4.0 mipsel
Debian Linux 4.0 mips
Debian Linux 4.0 m68k
Debian Linux 4.0 ia-64
Debian Linux 4.0 ia-32
Debian Linux 4.0 hppa
Debian Linux 4.0 arm
Debian Linux 4.0 amd64
Debian Linux 4.0 alpha
Debian Linux 4.0
Avaya Voice Portal 4.1
Avaya Voice Portal 4.0
Avaya Voice Portal 3.0
Avaya SIP Enablement Services 3.1.2
Avaya SIP Enablement Services 5.0
Avaya SIP Enablement Services 4.0
Avaya Proactive Contact 4.0
Avaya Proactive Contact 3.0
Avaya Proactive Contact 0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server MSS 3.0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server MM3.0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server 4.0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server 3.1
Avaya Messaging Storage Server 2.0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server 1.0
Avaya Messaging Storage Server
Avaya Message Networking MN 3.1
Avaya Message Networking 3.1
Avaya Message Networking
Avaya Meeting Exchange - Enterprise Edition
Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0 .0.52
Avaya Meeting Exchange 5.0
Avaya Intuity AUDIX LX 2.0
Avaya EMMC 1.021
Avaya EMMC 1.017
Avaya EMMC 0
Avaya Communication Manager 4.0.3 SP1
Avaya Communication Manager 3.1.4 SP2
Avaya Communication Manager 5.1
Avaya Communication Manager 5.0 SP3
Avaya Communication Manager 5.0
Avaya Communication Manager 4.0
Avaya Communication Manager 3.1
Avaya CMS Server 13.0
Avaya CMS Server 15.0
Avaya CMS Server 14.1
Avaya CMS Server 14.0
Avaya CMS Server 13.1
Avaya AES 4.2.1
Avaya AES 3.1.6
Apple Safari 3.2.2 for Windows
Apple Safari 3.1.2 for Windows
Apple Safari 3.1.2
Apple Safari 3.1.1 for Windows
Apple Safari 3.1.1
Apple Safari 3.0.4 Beta for Windows
Apple Safari 3.0.3
Apple Safari 3.0.3
Apple Safari 3.0.2 Beta for Windows
Apple Safari 3.0.2 Beta
Apple Safari 3.0.1 Beta for Windows
Apple Safari 3.0.1 Beta
Apple Safari 4 Beta
Apple Safari 3.2
Apple Safari 3.1 for Windows
Apple Safari 3.1
Apple Safari 3 Beta for Windows
Apple Safari 3 Beta
Apple Safari 3


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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the following web sites:
For libxml2:
For Apple Safari:

CVE References