Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 18:42:01 +0530 From: Mukul Gandhi <mukulg@...che.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-2022-23437: Infinite loop within Apache XercesJ xml parser To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Reply-To: j-dev@...ces.apache.org Subject: CVE-2022-23437: Infinite loop within Apache XercesJ xml parser Severity: high Description: There's a vulnerability within the Apache Xerces Java (XercesJ) XML parser when handling specially crafted XML document payloads. This causes, the XercesJ XML parser to wait in an infinite loop, which may sometimes consume system resources for prolonged duration. This vulnerability is present within XercesJ version 2.12.1 and the previous versions. Mitigation: Apache XercesJ users, should migrate to version 2.12.2 Credit: This issue was discovered by Sergey Temnikov and Ziyi Luo, from Amazon Corretto/JDK Team References: https://markmail.org/message/vcmhwbuorfgcdr6l -- Regards, Mukul Gandhi
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