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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-0252

internal/XMLReader.cpp in Apache Xerces-C before 3.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via crafted XML data.
Publish Date : 2015-03-24 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:1193: xerces-c security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151193 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-2015-0252

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Xerces-c 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Xerces-c 1
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 3

- References For CVE-2015-0252 CONFIRM CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1032254
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0966
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1193
BID 73252 Xerces-C++ CVE-2015-0252 XML Parsing Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-05-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-0252

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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