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CVE-2009-3560 Detail

Description

The big2_toUtf8 function in lib/xmltok.c in libexpat in Expat 2.0.1, as used in the XML-Twig module for Perl, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an XML document with malformed UTF-8 sequences that trigger a buffer over-read, related to the doProlog function in lib/xmlparse.c, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2625 and CVE-2009-3720.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/04/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://expat.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/expat/expat/lib/xmlparse.c?r1=1.164&r2=1.165
http://expat.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/expat/expat/lib/xmlparse.c?view=log#rev1.165 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-08/msg00001.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/expat-bugs/2009-November/002846.html Exploit
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=130168502603566&w=2
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2011&m=slackware-security.486026
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-273630-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1953
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:316
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0896.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37203
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023278
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-890-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-890-6
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0896
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1107
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0359
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=533174 Patch
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10613
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12942
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6883
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00370.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00394.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00413.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10613
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10613
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12942
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12942
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6883
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6883

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:james_clark:expat:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:xmltwig:xml-twig_for_perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3560
NVD Published Date:
12/04/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017