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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1753: ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1753: ejabberd: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/20/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

expat_erl.c in ejabberd before 2.1.7 and 3.x before 3.0.0-alpha-3, and exmpp before 0.9.7, does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-im-ejabberd

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