DescriptionApache Santuario XML Security for Java before 1.5.6, when applying Transforms, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted Document Type Definitions (DTDs), related to signatures.
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)
Debian Bugs733938

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxml-security-java (PTS)stretch1.5.8-2fixed
stretch (security)1.5.8-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)2.0.10-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.0.10-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.1.7-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - libxml-security-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - libxml-security-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)

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