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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2414

Stack consumption vulnerability in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large depth of element declarations in a DTD, related to a function recursion, as demonstrated by the Codenomicon XML fuzzing framework.
Publish Date : 2009-08-11 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-07-30 2009-08-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2414 unix
DSA-1859 libxml2 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8132 unix
DSA-1859-1 libxml2 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13681 unix
DSA-1861 libxml -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8116 unix
DSA-1861-1 libxml -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13712 unix
ELSA-2009:1206: libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22743 unix
RHSA-2009:1206 -- libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28958 unix
RHSA-2009:1206: libxml and libxml2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091206 unix
Stack consumption vulnerability in libxml2 2.5.10, 2.6.16, 2.6.26, 2.6.27, and 2.6.32, and libxml 1.8.17, allows context... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10129 unix
VMware libxml2 stack consumption vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8639 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2414

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xmlsoft Libxml 1.8.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.6.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xmlsoft Libxml 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 5

- References For CVE-2009-2414
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
VUPEN ADV-2009-3217
DEBIAN DSA-1859[email protected]/msg678527.html
MLIST [debian-bugs-dist] 20090810 Bug#540865: libxml2: CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416 pointer-user-after-free and stack overflow because of function recursion CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
BID 36010 libxml2 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-11-14 CONFIRM CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:015

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2414

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