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CVE-2014-6259 Detail

Description

Zenoss Core through 5 Beta 3 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, aka ZEN-15414, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/15/2014

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Zenoss (03/21/2016)

Addressed in versions 5.1.1, 4.2.5.SP650, and 4.2.4.SP854

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/449452 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dHAc4PxUbs-4Dxzm1wSCE0sMz5UCMY6SW3PlMHSyuuQ/edit?usp=sharing Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-6259
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2016