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CVE-2009-3275 Detail

Description

Blocks/Common/Src/Configuration/Manageability/Adm/AdmContentBuilder.cs in Microsoft patterns & practices Enterprise Library (aka EntLib) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an input string composed of many \ (backslash) characters followed by a " (double quote), related to a certain regular expression, aka a "ReDoS" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/21/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3275
Original release date:
09/21/2009
Last revised:
09/22/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.checkmarx.com/Upload/Documents/PDF/Checkmarx_OWASP_IL_2009_ReDoS.pdf Exploit External Source MISC http://www.checkmarx.com/Upload/Documents/PDF/Checkmarx_OWASP_IL_2009_ReDoS.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506419/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090910 Regular Expression Denial of Service

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

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