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JRE XML Parsing Denial of Service

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) August 05, 2009 November 17, 2009 December 03, 2013

Description

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

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References

Solution

upgrade-jre-1_6_0_15

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