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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55111
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

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 (CVE-2009-2625).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55111

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-108.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 6/14/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:mandriva:linux:2009.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:mandriva:linux:2010.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-demo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-javadoc-apis:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-javadoc-impl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-javadoc-other:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-javadoc-xni:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:mandriva:linux:xerces-j2-scripts:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2625

BID: 35958

CWE: 264

MDVSA: 2011:108