CVE-2009-2625

NameCVE-2009-2625
DescriptionXMLScanner.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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1984-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs542210, 548358

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxerces2-java (PTS)wheezy2.11.0-6fixed
buster, jessie, stretch2.11.0-7fixed
sid2.11.0-8fixed
openjdk-6 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)6b38-1.13.10-1~deb7u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxerces2-javasource(unstable)2.9.1-4.1medium548358
libxerces2-javasourceetch2.8.1-1+etch1mediumDSA-1984-1
libxerces2-javasourcelenny2.9.1-2+lenny1mediumDSA-1984-1
openjdk-6source(unstable)6b16-1.6-1medium542210
sun-java5source(unstable)1.5.0-20-1medium
sun-java5sourcelenny1.5.0-22-0lenny1medium
sun-java6source(unstable)6-15-1medium
sun-java6sourcelenny6-20-0lenny1medium

Notes

[etch] - sun-java5 <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)

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