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CVE-2013-5372

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

Details

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 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 Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1509 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1508 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1509 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1508 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 November 07, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1793 December 05, 2013

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