CVE-2009-3560

NameCVE-2009-3560
DescriptionThe big2_toUtf8 function in lib/xmltok.c in libexpat in Expat 2.0.1, as used in the XML-Twig module for Perl, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via an XML document with malformed UTF-8 sequences that trigger a buffer over-read, related to the doProlog function in lib/xmlparse.c, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2625 and CVE-2009-3720.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1953-1, DSA-1953-2, DSA-1977-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs560901, 560912, 560913, 560914, 560915, 560916, 560917, 560919, 560920, 560921, 560922, 560924, 560925, 560926, 560927, 560928, 560929, 560930, 560931, 560932, 560933, 560935, 560936, 560937, 560940, 560942, 560944, 560945, 560946, 560951, 560953, 601053

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
audacity (PTS)stretch2.1.2-2fixed
buster2.2.2-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.4.2~dfsg0-3fixed
cadaver (PTS)stretch0.23.3-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster0.23.3-2.1vulnerable
cmake (PTS)stretch3.7.2-1fixed
buster3.13.4-1fixed
bullseye, sid3.16.3-3fixed
coin3 (PTS)stretch3.1.4~abc9f50+dfsg1-2vulnerable
buster4.0.0~CMake~6f54f1602475+ds1-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.0.0+ds-1vulnerable
expat (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.2.0-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, buster (security)2.2.6-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid2.2.9-1fixed
gdcm (PTS)stretch2.6.6-3fixed
buster2.8.8-9fixed
bullseye3.0.5-1.1fixed
sid3.0.7-2fixed
ghostscript (PTS)stretch (security), stretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u6fixed
buster, buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u3fixed
bullseye, sid9.52~dfsg-1fixed
matanza (PTS)stretch0.13+ds1-5vulnerable
buster0.13+ds1-6vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.13+ds2-1vulnerable
mcabber (PTS)stretch1.0.4-1.1fixed
buster1.1.0-1.1fixed
sid1.1.0-2fixed
paraview (PTS)stretch5.1.2+dfsg1-2fixed
buster5.4.1+dfsg4-3.1fixed
bullseye, sid5.7.0-4fixed
poco (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.7.6+dfsg1-5+deb9u1fixed
buster1.9.0-5fixed
bullseye, sid1.10.0-5fixed
simgear (PTS)stretch1:2016.4.4+dfsg-2fixed
buster1:2018.3.2+dfsg-5fixed
bullseye, sid1:2020.1.3+dfsg-1fixed
smart (PTS)buster, stretch1.4-2fixed
tdom (PTS)stretch0.8.3-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.9.1-1fixed
texlive-bin (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2016.20160513.41080.dfsg-2+deb9u1fixed
buster2018.20181218.49446-1fixed
bullseye, sid2020.20200327.54578-4fixed
tla (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch1.3.5+dfsg1-2fixed
udunits (PTS)stretch2.2.20-1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2.2.26-5fixed
vnc4 (PTS)buster, stretch4.1.1+X4.3.0+t-1fixed
xmlrpc-c (PTS)stretch1.33.14-4fixed
buster1.33.14-8fixed
bullseye, sid1.33.14-9fixed
xotcl (PTS)stretch1.6.8-3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.6.8-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
audacitysource(unstable)1.3.2-1unimportant560919
ayttmsource(unstable)0.6.1-2low560924
cableswigsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560925
cadaversource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560926
cmakesource(unstable)2.6.0-6unimportant560927
coin3source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560928
expatsourceetch1.95.8-3.4+etch3DSA-1953-2
expatsourcelenny2.0.1-4+lenny3DSA-1953-2
expatsource(unstable)2.0.1-6low560901
gdcmsource(unstable)2.0.14-2low560929
ghostscriptsource(unstable)8.71~dfsg-2unimportant560930
grmonitorsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560931
gs-gplsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
iceapesource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560932
iceweaselsource(unstable)(not affected)
insighttoolkitsource(unstable)3.16.0-1unimportant560933
kompozersource(unstable)1:0.8~b1-2low560944
matanzasource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560920
mcabbersource(unstable)0.10.0-1low601053
paraviewsource(unstable)3.6.2-1unimportant560935
pocosource(unstable)1.3.6p1-1unimportant560936
python-4suitesource(unstable)1.0.2-7.2low560914
python-xmlsourcelenny0.8.4-10.1+lenny1
python-xmlsource(unstable)(unfixed)low560951
python2.4sourceetch2.4.4-3+etch3DSA-1977-1
python2.4sourcelenny2.4.6-1+lenny1DSA-1977-1
python2.4source(unstable)2.4.4-3+etch3low560913
python2.5sourceetch2.5-5+etch2DSA-1977-1
python2.5sourcelenny2.5.2-15+lenny1DSA-1977-1
python2.5source(unstable)2.5.4-3.1low560912
python2.6source(unstable)2.6.4-4
simgearsource(unstable)2.10.0-1unimportant560937
smartsource(unstable)1.2-5.1low560953
tdomsource(unstable)0.8.3~20080525-1low560921
texlive-binsource(unstable)(not affected)
tlasourcelenny1.3.5+dfsg-14+lenny1
tlasource(unstable)1.3.5+dfsg-15unimportant560940
udunitssource(unstable)2.1.8-4unimportant560922
vnc4source(unstable)(not affected)
vxlsource(unstable)1.13.0-2low560945
w3c-libwwwsource(unstable)(unfixed)
wxwidgets2.6source(unstable)2.6.3.2.2-4unimportant560916
wxwidgets2.8source(unstable)2.8.10.1-2unimportant560917
wxwindows2.4source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560915
xmlrpc-csource(unstable)1.06.27-1.1low560942
xotclsource(unstable)(not affected)
xulrunnersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant560946

Notes

[lenny] - mcabber <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - w3c-libwww <no-dsa> (Minor issue, only used by fringe apps)
[etch] - python-xml <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[etch] - python-4suite <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - python-4suite <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - tdom <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[etch] - ayttm <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[lenny] - ayttm <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[etch] - smart <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[lenny] - smart <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[etch] - xmlrpc-c <no-dsa> (minor issue)
[lenny] - xmlrpc-c <no-dsa> (minor issue)
- iceweasel <not-affected> (uses xulrunner; bug #560943)
- texlive-bin <not-affected> (Files are not compiled in, see #560948)
- vnc4 <not-affected> (Not affected, see bug #560949)
- xotcl <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present in embedded Expat copy)

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