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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1378

Original release date: 09/21/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008


The expat XML parser code, as used in the open source Jabber (jabberd) 1.4.3 and earlier, jadc2s 0.9.0 and earlier, and possibly other packages, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet to a socket that accepts XML connections.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 11231
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/2e25d38b-54d1-11d9-b612-000c6e8f12ef.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1011383
External Source: MLIST
Name: [jabberd] 20040919 Jabberd 1.4 critical bug
External Source: XF
Name: jadc2s-xml-dos(17467)
External Source: XF
Name: jabberd-xml-dos(17466)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1011384
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200409-31
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040920 Possible DoS attack against jabberd 1.4.3 and jadc2s 0.9.0
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://devel.amessage.info/jabberd14/
Type: Patch Information

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