CVE Reference: CVE-2008-0628

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CVE-2008-0628

Description:
The XML parsing code in Sun Java Runtime Environment JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 and earlier processes external entity references even when the "external general entities" property is false, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks and cause a denial of service or access restricted resources.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231246-1

ST
  1019292

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3621

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA29841
  Secunia Advisory: SA28746
  Secunia Advisory: SA29858
  Secunia Advisory: SA30780

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0245.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9847

MISC
  http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2007-002.html

GENTOO
  http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
  http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487434/100/0/threaded

BID
  27553

BEA
  http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/277


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