Upstream information

CVE-2003-1564 at MITRE

Description

libxml2, possibly before 2.5.0, does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, aka the "billion laughs attack."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 509825 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 510301 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 libapr-util1 Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 libapr-util1 Released