Vulnerability identifier: #VU60733
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper protection against insertion of namesep characters into namespace URIs in xmlparse.c. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
expat: 1.95.0 - 2.4.4
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.