Infinite loop in Oracle Communications Messaging Server



Published: 2022-01-23
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-37714
CWE-ID CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Oracle Communications Messaging Server
Server applications / Conferencing, Collaboration and VoIP solutions

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU58176

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37714

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop when processing untrusted HTML and XML code. A remote attacker can consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Communications Messaging Server: 8.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2022.html?534794

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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