CVE Details

Release Date:2019-09-04


In libexpat before 2.2.8, crafted XML input could fool the parser into changing from DTD parsing to document parsing too early; a consecutive call to XML_GetCurrentLineNumber (or XML_GetCurrentColumnNumber) then resulted in a heap-based buffer over-read.

See more information about CVE-2019-15903 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (expat)ELSA-2020-39522020-10-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (thunderbird)ELSA-2019-32102019-10-29
Oracle Linux version 8 (expat)ELSA-2020-44842020-11-10
Oracle Linux version 8 (thunderbird)ELSA-2019-32372019-10-30

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