Upstream information

CVE-2011-1755 at MITRE

Description

jabberd2 before 2.2.14 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 691364 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Manager 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1
  • jabberd >= 2.2.11-0.6.1
suse-manager-1.2.x86-64
SAT Patch Nr: 4743
SUSE Manager Proxy 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1
  • jabberd >= 2.2.11-0.6.1
suse-manager-proxy-1.2.x86-64
SAT Patch Nr: 4742


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Manager Server 1.2 jabberd Released