CVE-2013-5372

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-11-05
Bugzilla:
1027825: CVE-2013-5372 IBM JDK: XML4J xml entity expansion excessive memory use (XML)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XML4J parser in IBM WebSphere Message Broker 6.1 before 6.1.0.12, 7.0 before 7.0.0.7, and 8.0 before 8.0.0.4 and IBM Integration Bus 9.0 before 9.0.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document that triggers expansion for many entities.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5372 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1509 2013-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1508 2013-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1508 2013-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1509 2013-11-07
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 2013-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 2013-11-07
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 2013-12-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 5.3 (RHEL v.5) java-1.6.0-ibm 1.6.0.15.0-1jpp.1.el5 Fixed

Mitigation

Last Modified

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