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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      Last Modified:  12/15/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-6259
Original release date:
12/15/2014
Last revised:
03/21/2016
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

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 Type Source Name
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/449452 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#449452
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dHAc4PxUbs-4Dxzm1wSCE0sMz5UCMY6SW3PlMHSyuuQ/edit?usp=sharing Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dHAc4PxUbs-4Dxzm1wSCE0sMz5UCMY6SW3PlMHSyuuQ/edit?usp=sharing

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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