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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4517

Original release date: 01/10/2014
Last revised: 03/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Santuario XML Security for Java before 1.5.6, when applying Transforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted Document Type Definitions (DTDs), related to signatures.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1029524
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0195
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20131218 Apache Santuario security advisory CVE-2013-4517 released
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/124554/Java-XML-Signature-Denial-Of-Service-Attack.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0171
External Source: BID
Name: 64437
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://santuario.apache.org/secadv.data/cve-2013-4517.txt.asc
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: santuario-xmlsecurity-cve20134517-dos(89891)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55639
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0170
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0172
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 101169

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)