DescriptionApache Xerces-C++ allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted message sent to an XML service that causes hash table collisions.
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)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xerces-c (PTS)jessie3.1.1-5.1+deb8u4vulnerable
jessie (security)3.1.1-5.1+deb8u3vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster3.2.2+debian-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Negligible impact for Xerces

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