Multiple Vendor XML/SOAP HTTP Server DTD Parameter DoS

2003-12-02T10:40:52
ID OSVDB:3019
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-12-02T10:40:52

Description

Vulnerability Description

Multiple Vendor XML/SOAP HTTP servers contain flaws that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a client sends a special SOAP request containing DTDs, which could cause consumption of 100% of available CPU resources.

Solution Description

Please check with applicable vendor, as fixes have been released that have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Multiple Vendor XML/SOAP HTTP servers contain flaws that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a client sends a special SOAP request containing DTDs, which could cause consumption of 100% of available CPU resources.

References:

Vendor Specific Solution URL: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24004576 Vendor Specific Solution URL: http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg24005012 Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:10417 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 826231 ISS X-Force ID: 13969 Bugtraq ID: 9204