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CVE-2014-0191 Detail

Current Description

The xmlParserHandlePEReference function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.2, as used in Web Listener in Oracle HTTP Server in Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.7.0, 12.1.2.0, and 12.1.3.0 and other products, loads external parameter entities regardless of whether entity substitution or validation is enabled, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a crafted XML document.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Aug/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0749.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67233
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21678183
http://xmlsoft.org/news.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1090976
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93092
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=9cd1c3cfbd32655d60572c0a413e017260c854df
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205030
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:fusion_middleware:11.1.1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:fusion_middleware:12.1.2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:fusion_middleware:12.1.3.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0191
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2015
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017