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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 06, 2009 November 18, 2009 September 13, 2018

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

jre-upgrade-latest

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