Bug 1191576 - (CVE-2021-42260) VUL-1: CVE-2021-42260: tinyxml: infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData:Stamp in tinyxmlparser.cpp via the TIXML_UTF_LEAD_0 case
(CVE-2021-42260)
VUL-1: CVE-2021-42260: tinyxml: infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData:Stamp in ti...
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Product: SUSE Security Incidents
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https://smash.suse.de/issue/312300/
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Reported: 2021-10-12 14:08 UTC by Alexander Bergmann
Modified: 2021-11-15 14:17 UTC (History)
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Description Alexander Bergmann 2021-10-12 14:08:22 UTC
CVE-2021-42260

TinyXML through 2.6.2 has an infinite loop in TiXmlParsingData::Stamp in
tinyxmlparser.cpp via the TIXML_UTF_LEAD_0 case. It can be triggered by a
crafted XML message and leads to a denial of service.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2021-42260
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-42260
https://sourceforge.net/p/tinyxml/bugs/141/
Comment 3 Swamp Workflow Management 2021-11-09 20:41:21 UTC
openSUSE-SU-2021:3639-1: An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Category: security (low)
Bug References: 1191576
CVE References: CVE-2021-42260
JIRA References: 
Sources used:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 (src):    tinyxml-2.6.2-3.3.1
Comment 4 Christian Vögl 2021-11-10 09:56:22 UTC
I added a patch to proceed in the parsing loop on invalid inputs.
Comment 5 Swamp Workflow Management 2021-11-15 14:17:59 UTC
openSUSE-SU-2021:1474-1: An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Category: security (low)
Bug References: 1191576
CVE References: CVE-2021-42260
JIRA References: 
Sources used:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 (src):    tinyxml-2.6.2-lp152.4.3.1