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(HPE Issues Fix for HPE IceWall) Libxml2 Memory Allocation Error in xmlStringGetNodeList() Lets Remote Users Consume Excessive Memory Resources
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036086
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036086
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3627   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 14 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Libxml2. A remote user can consume excessive memory on the target system. HPE IceWall is affected.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted XML file that, when processed by libxml2, will trigger a memory allocation error in xmlStringGetNodeList() andconsume excessive memory on the target system.

The vendor has assigned bug ID 762100 to this vulnerability.

Gustavo Grieco reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive memory resources on the target system.
Solution:   HPE has issued an advisory for CVE-2016-3627 for HPE IceWall.

The HPE advisory is available at:

http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05157239

Vendor URL:  h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05157239 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Apple (Legacy "classic" Mac)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 21 2016 Libxml2 Memory Allocation Error in xmlStringGetNodeList() Lets Remote Users Consume Excessive Memory Resources



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