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The expat XML parser in the apr_xml_* interface in xml/apr_xml.c in Apache APR-util before 1.3.7 as used in the mod_dav and mod_dav_svn modules in the Apache HTTP Server allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references as demonstrated by a PROPFIND request a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

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The expat XML parser in the apr_xml_* interface in xml/apr_xml.c in Apache APR-util before 1.3.7 as used in the mod_dav and mod_dav_svn modules in the Apache HTTP Server allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references as demonstrated by a PROPFIND request a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1955
Product(s):