CVE-2017-3526

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-04-18
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1443252: CVE-2017-3526 OpenJDK: incomplete XML parse tree size enforcement (JAXP, 8169011)
It was found that the JAXP component of OpenJDK failed to correctly enforce parse tree size limits when parsing XML document. An attacker able to make a Java application parse a specially crafted XML document could use this flaw to make it consume an excessive amount of CPU and memory.

Find out more about CVE-2017-3526 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:1204 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:1109 2017-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:1108 2017-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:1119 2017-04-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:1117 2017-04-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:1117 2017-04-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:1119 2017-04-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:1118 2017-04-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:1118 2017-04-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:1204 2017-05-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-sun Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-oracle Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-openjdk Will not fix

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