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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xml-security-c (PTS)jessie1.7.2-3fixed
jessie (security)1.7.2-3+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.7.3-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, bullseye, sid2.0.2-3fixed

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

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