Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xerces-j2 (MDVSA-2011:108)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in xerces-j2 :

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

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55111 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35958

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2625

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