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CVE Database

CVE-2009-2625

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-08-05
Bugzilla: 512921: CVE-2009-2625 xerces-j2, JDK: XML parsing Denial-Of-Service (6845701)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

XMLScanner.java in Apache Xerces2 Java, as used in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, and in other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and application hang) via malformed XML input, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2625 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL 4 AS for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 November 04, 2009
RHEL 5 Server for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 November 04, 2009
RHEV-M for Servers (jasperreports-server-pro) RHSA-2012:1537 December 04, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 October 14, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 August 28, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 November 12, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 October 14, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 October 14, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 August 28, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 November 12, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 August 06, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xerces-j2) RHSA-2009:1615 November 30, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (xerces-j2) RHSA-2011:0858 June 08, 2011
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas) RHSA-2009:1637 December 09, 2009
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2009:1650 December 10, 2009
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas) RHSA-2009:1636 December 09, 2009
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2009:1649 December 09, 2009
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.1 RHSA-2012:0725 June 12, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:1232 September 05, 2012
Red Hat JBoss Web Framework Kit 2.2 RHSA-2013:0763 April 22, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1662 December 11, 2009
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 January 14, 2010
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 January 14, 2010

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