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CVE-2013-1664 Detail

Description

The XML libraries for Python 3.4, 3.3, 3.2, 3.1, 2.7, and 2.6, as used in OpenStack Keystone Essex, Folsom, and Grizzly; Compute (Nova) Essex and Folsom; Cinder Folsom; Django; and possibly other products allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and crash) via an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/02/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1664
Original release date:
04/02/2013
Last revised:
05/14/2013
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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.python.org/2013/02/announcing-defusedxml-fixes-for-xml.html External Source CONFIRM http://blog.python.org/2013/02/announcing-defusedxml-fixes-for-xml.html
http://bugs.python.org/issue17239 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.python.org/issue17239
http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-announce/2013-February/000078.html Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [openstack-announce] 20130219 [OSSA 2013-004] Information leak and Denial of Service using XML entities (CVE-2013-1664, CVE-2013-1665)
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0657.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0657
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0658.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0658
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0670.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0670
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1757-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1757-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/19/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130219 [OSSA 2013-004] Information leak and Denial of Service using XML entities (CVE-2013-1664, CVE-2013-1665)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/19/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130219 REJECT CVE-2013-0278, CVE-2013-0279 and CVE-2013-0280
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1100282 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1100282

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