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neon before 0.28.6 when expat is used 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 a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9461

neon before 0.28.6 when expat is used 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 a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2473
Product(s):