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CVE-2009-1955 Detail

Current Description

The expat XML parser in the apr_xml_* interface in xml/apr_xml.c in Apache APR-util before 1.3.7, as used in the mod_dav and mod_dav_svn modules in the Apache HTTP Server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, as demonstrated by a PROPFIND request, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00001.html
http://marc.info/?l=apr-dev&m=124396021826125&w=2 Patch
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=129190899612998&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-03.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.538210
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=781403
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0123
http://www.apache.org/dist/apr/CHANGES-APR-UTIL-1.3 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1812 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:131
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:150
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/06/03/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2013-1899555.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1107.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1108.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/506053/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35253
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-786-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-787-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1907
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1107
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK88342
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK91241
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK99478
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014463
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10270
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12473
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8842
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg01173.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg01201.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg01228.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:apr-util:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.3.6
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:http_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1955
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018