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Oracle WebLogic: CVE-2022-23437 : Critical Patch Update

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Oracle WebLogic: CVE-2022-23437 : Critical Patch Update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/24/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
07/25/2022
Modified
07/25/2022

Description

There's a vulnerability within the Apache Xerces Java (XercesJ) XML parser when handling specially crafted XML document payloads. This causes, the XercesJ XML parser to wait in an infinite loop, which may sometimes consume system resources for prolonged duration. This vulnerability is present within XercesJ version 2.12.1 and the previous versions.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-weblogic-apr-2022-cpu-12_2_1_3_0
  • oracle-weblogic-apr-2022-cpu-12_2_1_4_0
  • oracle-weblogic-apr-2022-cpu-14_1_1_0_0

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