CVE-2009-2625

MEDIUM

Description

XMLScanner.java in Apache Xerces2 Java, as used in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, and in other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and application hang) via malformed XML input, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Sep/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00001.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00002.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-06/msg00001.html

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125787273209737&w=2

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1232.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1537.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/36162

http://secunia.com/advisories/36176

http://secunia.com/advisories/36180

http://secunia.com/advisories/36199

http://secunia.com/advisories/37300

http://secunia.com/advisories/37460

http://secunia.com/advisories/37671

http://secunia.com/advisories/37754

http://secunia.com/advisories/38231

http://secunia.com/advisories/38342

http://secunia.com/advisories/43300

http://secunia.com/advisories/50549

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2011&m=slackware-security.486026

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-125136-16-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-263489-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-272209-1

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021506.1-1

http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/xerces/java/trunk/src/org/apache/xerces/impl/XMLScanner.java?r1=572055&r2=787352&pathrev=787353&diff_format=h

http://www.cert.fi/en/reports/2009/vulnerability2009085.html

http://www.codenomicon.com/labs/xml/

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1984

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:209

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:108

http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2009/080509-xml-flaw.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/06/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/22/9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/23/6

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/26/3

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2010-084891.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2009-096303.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1615.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0858.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35958

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022680

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-890-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-294A.html

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-012A.html

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2543

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0359

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512921

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8520

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9356

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1199.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1200.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1201.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1636.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1637.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1649.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1650.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00310.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00325.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-06

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_12:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_13:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_14:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_15:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_16:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_17:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_9:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_12:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:*:update_13:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 6 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jdk:6:update_9:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_12:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_13:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_14:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_15:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_16:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_17:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_19:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:5.0:update_9:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_10:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_11:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_12:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:*:update_13:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 6 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_8:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:sun:jre:6:update_9:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (95 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
107968Solaris 10 (x86) : 128641-30NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
107913Solaris 10 (x86) : 124673-20NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
107810Solaris 10 (x86) : 119167-43NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
107469Solaris 10 (sparc) : 128640-30NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
107416Solaris 10 (sparc) : 125136-75NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
critical
107415Solaris 10 (sparc) : 125136-71NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
critical
107410Solaris 10 (sparc) : 124672-20NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
89736VMware ESX Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0002) (remote check)NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
89117VMware ESX / ESXi Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2009-0016) (remote check)NessusMisc.
critical
79892F5 Networks BIG-IP : Expat vulnerabilities (K15905)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
medium
78942RHEL 6 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2012:1537)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
68288Oracle Linux 6 : xerces-j2 (ELSA-2011-0858)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
67963Oracle Linux 5 : xerces-j2 (ELSA-2009-1615)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
67905Oracle Linux 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ELSA-2009-1201)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
64830Sun Java JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities (263408 / 263409 / 263428 ..) (Unix)NessusMisc.
critical
63906RHEL 5 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2009:1650)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
63905RHEL 5 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2009:1649)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
63904RHEL 4 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2009:1637)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
63903RHEL 4 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2009:1636)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
61068Scientific Linux Security Update : xerces-j2 on SL6.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
60699Scientific Linux Security Update : xerces-j2 on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
60645Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60633Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.3 i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
55111Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xerces-j2 (MDVSA-2011:108)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
55012RHEL 6 : xerces-j2 (RHSA-2011:0858)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
53539RHEL 4 : Sun Java Runtime in Satellite Server (RHSA-2009:1662)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
51941Slackware 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / 13.1 / current : expat (SSA:2011-041-02)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
medium
51754SuSE 10 Security Update : libxmlrpc (ZYPP Patch Number 6862)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
51753SuSE 10 Security Update : libxmlrpc (ZYPP Patch Number 6857)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
50943SuSE 11 Security Update : Python (SAT Patch Number 2175)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
49922SuSE 10 Security Update : Python (ZYPP Patch Number 6946)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
49859SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (ZYPP Patch Number 6523)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
47107SuSE9 Security Update : xmlrpc-c (YOU Patch Number 12591)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
46343openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0247-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
46341openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0247-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
46339openSUSE Security Update : libpython2_6-1_0 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0247-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
46335SuSE9 Security Update : Python (YOU Patch Number 12600)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
45549Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : cmake vulnerabilities (USN-890-6)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
45386VMSA-2010-0002 : VMware vCenter update release addresses multiple security issues in Java JRENessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
44848Debian DSA-1984-1 : libxerces2-java - denial of serviceNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
44786Debian DSA-1921-1 : expat - denial of serviceNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
44684openSUSE Security Update : libexpat0 (libexpat0-2035)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
44681openSUSE Security Update : libexpat0 (libexpat0-2035)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
44679openSUSE Security Update : libexpat0 (libexpat0-2035)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
44669Ubuntu 9.10 : xmlrpc-c vulnerabilities (USN-890-5)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
44323Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : python-xml vulnerabilities (USN-890-4)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
44133Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : python2.4 vulnerabilities (USN-890-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
44115Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : python2.5 vulnerabilities (USN-890-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
44108Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : expat vulnerabilities (USN-890-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
44029RHEL 4 / 5 : IBM Java Runtime in Satellite Server (RHSA-2010:0043)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
43807CentOS 5 : xerces-j2 (CESA-2009:1615)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
43774CentOS 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (CESA-2009:1201)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
42944RHEL 5 : xerces-j2 (RHSA-2009:1615)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
42870VMSA-2009-0016 : VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issues in third party components.NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
critical
42790RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:1582)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
42396SuSE 11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.6.0 (SAT Patch Number 1497)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
42135RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2009:1505)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
42041openSUSE 10 Security Update : xerces-j2 (xerces-j2-6445)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
41967SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (ZYPP Patch Number 6508)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41956SuSE 11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (SAT Patch Number 1336)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41954SuSE9 Security Update : IBM Java2 JRE and SDK (YOU Patch Number 12511)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
41623openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (java-1_6_0-openjdk-1330)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
41622openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (java-1_6_0-openjdk-1330)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
41599SuSE 10 Security Update : Xerces-j2 (ZYPP Patch Number 6449)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
41462SuSE 11 Security Update : Xerces-j2 (SAT Patch Number 1235)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40873Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
40819openSUSE Security Update : kompozer (kompozer-1249)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40814RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:1236)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40792openSUSE Security Update : xerces-j2 (xerces-j2-1233)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40786openSUSE Security Update : xerces-j2 (xerces-j2-1233)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40749RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2009:1200)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40748RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-sun (RHSA-2009:1199)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40694Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : java-1.6.0-openjdk (MDVSA-2009:209)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
critical
40547Ubuntu 8.10 / 9.04 : openjdk-6 vulnerabilities (USN-814-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
40515Fedora 10 : java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-20.b16.fc10 (2009-8337)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
40510RHEL 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (RHSA-2009:1201)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
40507Fedora 11 : java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-27.b16.fc11 (2009-8329)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
40495Sun Java JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities (263408 / 263409 / 263428 ..)NessusWindows
high
35421Solaris 9 (x86) : 128641-30NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
35419Solaris 9 (sparc) : 128640-30NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
35415Solaris 10 (x86) : 128641-30 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
35409Solaris 10 (sparc) : 128640-30 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27509Solaris 8 (sparc) : 124672-20NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27099Solaris 9 (x86) : 124673-20NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27092Solaris 9 (sparc) : 124672-20NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27077Solaris 10 (x86) : 124673-20 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27072Solaris 10 (sparc) : 124672-20 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
medium
27020Solaris 9 (sparc) : 125136-97NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
critical
27008Solaris 8 (sparc) : 125136-97NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
critical
26984Solaris 10 (sparc) : 125136-97 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
critical
23610Solaris 9 (x86) : 119167-43NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
23552Solaris 9 (sparc) : 119166-43NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
23413Solaris 8 (sparc) : 119166-43NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
22988Solaris 10 (x86) : 119167-43 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high
22955Solaris 10 (sparc) : 119166-43 (deprecated)NessusSolaris Local Security Checks
high