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The XML parsing code in Sun Java Runtime Environment JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 and earlier processes external entity references even when the "external general entities" property is false which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks and cause a denial of service or access restricted resources.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9847

The XML parsing code in Sun Java Runtime Environment JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 and earlier processes external entity references even when the "external general entities" property is false which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks and cause a denial of service or access restricted resources.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-0628
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