A vulnerability has been reported in Xerces-C++, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the XML parser when processing specially crafted XML files. This can be exploited to cause a crash via an overly large "maxOccurs" value included in an XML schema.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.0.0.
Solution: Upgrade to version 3.0.0.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by Frank Rast in a Xerces-C++ bug report.
Original Advisory: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/XERCESC-1051
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