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FCKeditor.Java Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-07-16    Last Update:  2010-05-28    Views:  3,093

Secunia Advisory SA35870

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in FCKeditor.Java, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing request parameters containing "ctrl" characters and can be exploited to trigger the execution of an infinite loop.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.4.2.


Solution:
Update to version 2.4.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=697258
http://java.fckeditor.net/changes-report.html
http://dev.fckeditor.net/ticket/3902

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