CVE-2013-2155

NameCVE-2013-2155
DescriptionApache Santuario XML Security for C++ (aka xml-security-c) before 1.7.1 does not properly validate length values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or bypass the CVE-2009-0217 protection mechanism and spoof a signature via crafted length values to the (1) compareBase64StringToRaw, (2) DSIGAlgorithmHandlerDefault, or (3) DSIGAlgorithmHandlerDefault::verify functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2710-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xml-security-c (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.6.1-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie1.7.2-3fixed
stretch, sid1.7.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xml-security-csource(unstable)1.6.1-6medium
xml-security-csourcesqueeze1.5.1-3+squeeze2mediumDSA-2710-1
xml-security-csourcewheezy1.6.1-5+deb7u1mediumDSA-2710-1

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