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Ubuntu: USN-5293-1 (CVE-2019-5427): c3p0 vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5293-1 (CVE-2019-5427): c3p0 vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/22/2019
Created
03/29/2022
Added
02/23/2022
Modified
03/25/2022

Description

c3p0 version < 0.9.5.4 may be exploited by a billion laughs attack when loading XML configuration due to missing protections against recursive entity expansion when loading configuration.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc3p0-java

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