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JRE XML Parsing Denial of Service

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JRE XML Parsing Denial of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/06/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/18/2009
Modified
09/13/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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