CVE-2009-2414

NameCVE-2009-2414
DescriptionStack 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1859-1, DSA-1861-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs540865

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml2 (PTS)wheezy2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy5fixed
wheezy (security)2.8.0+dfsg1-7+wheezy6fixed
jessie2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid2.9.4+dfsg1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxmlsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
libxmlsourceetch1:1.8.17-14+etch1mediumDSA-1861-1
libxml2source(unstable)2.7.3.dfsg-2.1medium540865
libxml2sourceetch2.6.27.dfsg-6+etch1mediumDSA-1859-1
libxml2sourcelenny2.6.32.dfsg-5+lenny1mediumDSA-1859-1

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