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CVE-2009-2625

Published: 6 August 2009

XMLScanner.java in Apache Xerces2 Java, as used in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, and in other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and application hang) via malformed XML input, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
expat
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (1.95.8-3ubuntu0.1)
hardy
Released (2.0.1-0ubuntu1.1)
intrepid
Released (2.0.1-4ubuntu0.8.10.1)
jaunty
Released (2.0.1-4ubuntu0.9.04.1)
karmic
Released (2.0.1-4ubuntu1.1)
lucid
Released (2.0.1-7ubuntu1)
maverick
Released (2.0.1-7ubuntu1)
upstream Needed

openjdk-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (6b18-1.8.2-4ubuntu1~8.04.1)
intrepid
Released (6b12-0ubuntu6.5)
jaunty
Released (6b14-1.4.1-0ubuntu11)
karmic Not vulnerable
(6b16-1.6.1-0ubuntu1)
lucid Not vulnerable
(6b16-1.6.1-0ubuntu1)
maverick Not vulnerable
(6b16-1.6.1-0ubuntu1)
upstream
Released (6b16)
sun-java5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
gutsy Needs triage
(reached end-of-life)
hardy Not vulnerable
(1.5.0-22-0ubuntu0.8.04)
intrepid Needs triage
(reached end-of-life)
jaunty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick Does not exist

upstream
Released (1.5.0-20)
sun-java6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (6.20dlj-0ubuntu1.8.04)
intrepid Needs triage
(reached end-of-life)
jaunty
Released (6.20dlj-0ubuntu1.9.04)
karmic
Released (6-15-1)
lucid
Released (6-15-1)
maverick Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (6.15)

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
this originally come out as a bug in expat (#1990430).
CVE-2009-3720 was later assigned to this identical issue, since
this issue was worded as a Java vulnerability. Our USN references
this CVE and CVE-2009-3720 will be ignored.

References