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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2009-1885
Last Modified 02 Sep 2009 01:23:32
Published 11 Aug 2009 02:30:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2009-1885

Summary

Stack consumption vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ 2.7.0 and 2.8.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors involving nested parentheses and invalid byte values in "simply nested DTD structures," as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Apache Xerces-c%2b%2b 2.7.0

  • Apache Xerces-c%2b%2b 2.8.0


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515515

VUPEN - ADV-2009-2196

FEDORA - FEDORA-2009-8332

FEDORA - FEDORA-2009-8345

FEDORA - FEDORA-2009-8350

FEDORA - FEDORA-2009-8305

XF - xerces-c-dtd-dos(52321)

BID - 35986

MISC - http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2009/080509-xml-flaw.html

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2009:223

MISC - http://www.codenomicon.com/labs/xml/

MISC - http://www.cert.fi/en/reports/2009/vulnerability2009085.html

CONFIRM - http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=781488

CONFIRM - http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xerces/c/trunk/src/xercesc/validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp?r1=781488&r2=781487&pathrev=781488&view=patch

SECUNIA - 36201


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