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CVE-2014-3660 Detail

Description

parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.2 does not properly prevent entity expansion even when entity substitution has been disabled, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a variant of the "billion laughs" attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2014

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
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/2014-10/msg00034.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00120.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1655.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1885.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3057
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:244
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/17/7 Patch
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2015-2370101.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70644
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2389-1 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=944444&action=diff
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149084
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205030 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT205031 Vendor Advisory
https://www.ncsc.nl/actueel/nieuwsberichten/kwetsbaarheid-ontdekt-in-libxml2.html

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3660
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016