CVE-2014-0191

Published: 07 May 2014

The xmlParserHandlePEReference function in parser.c in libxml2 before 2.9.2, as used in Web Listener in Oracle HTTP Server in Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.7.0, 12.1.2.0, and 12.1.3.0 and other products, loads external parameter entities regardless of whether entity substitution or validation is enabled, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a crafted XML document.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.9.1+dfsg1-3ubuntu4.1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=9cd1c3cfbd32655d60572c0a413e017260c854df