Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xerces-j2 (MDVSA-2014:193)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A resource consumption issue was found in the way Xerces-J handled XML
declarations. A remote attacker could use an XML document with a
specially crafted declaration using a long pseudo-attribute name that,
when parsed by an application using Xerces-J, would cause that
application to use an excessive amount of CPU (CVE-2013-4002).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected xerces-j2, xerces-j2-demo and / or
xerces-j2-javadoc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78019 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61310

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4002

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