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CVE-2009-2414 Detail

Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large depth of element declarations in a DTD, related to a function recursion, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/11/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2009/08/stable-update-security-fixes.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Jun/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-09/msg00001.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3949
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4225
http://www.cert.fi/en/reports/2009/vulnerability2009085.html
http://www.codenomicon.com/labs/xml/
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1859 Patch
http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org/msg678527.html Exploit
http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2009/080509-xml-flaw.html
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2414-2416.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36010
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-815-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2420
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3217
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515195
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=489f9671e71cc44a97b23111b3126ac8a1e21a59
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10129
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8639
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00537.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00547.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00642.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10129
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10129
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8639
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8639

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml:1.8.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.6.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2414
NVD Published Date:
08/11/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018