CVE-2011-2516

NameCVE-2011-2516
DescriptionOff-by-one error in the XML signature feature in Apache XML Security for C++ 1.6.0, as used in Shibboleth before 2.4.3 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a signature using a large RSA key, which triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2277-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs632973

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xml-security-c (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.6.1-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie1.7.2-3fixed
stretch, buster, sid1.7.3-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xml-security-csource(unstable)1.6.1-1low632973
xml-security-csourcelenny1.4.0-3+lenny3mediumDSA-2277-1
xml-security-csourcesqueeze1.5.1-3+squeeze1mediumDSA-2277-1

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