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CVE-2009-2625

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

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 4 AS (xerces-j2) RHSA-2009:1636 2009-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1662 2009-12-11
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.4) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0 for RHEL 5 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2009:1649 2009-12-09
RHEL 4 AS for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 2009-11-04
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 5 Server (xml-security) RHSA-2009:1650 2009-12-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 2009-10-14
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2.0 for RHEL 4 AS (xerces-j2) RHSA-2009:1637 2009-12-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 2009-10-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:1201 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1582 2009-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (xerces-j2) RHSA-2011:0858 2011-06-08
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.1 RHSA-2012:0725 2012-06-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1505 2009-10-14
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:1232 2012-09-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1200 2009-08-06
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2010:0043 2010-01-14
RHEL 5 Server for SAP (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2009:1551 2009-11-04
RHEV-M for Servers (jasperreports-server-pro) RHSA-2012:1537 2012-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (xerces-j2) RHSA-2009:1615 2009-11-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:1236 2009-08-28
Red Hat JBoss Web Framework Kit 2.2 RHSA-2013:0763 2013-04-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1199 2009-08-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 5.5 java-1.6.0-ibm Affected
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 Server Affected
Red Hat Satellite 4.2 Server Affected
RHEV-M for Servers ovirt-engine-reports Affected
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 Server Affected

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