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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2205

Prosody before 0.8.1 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.
Publish Date : 2011-06-22 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2205

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Prosody Prosody * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Prosody Prosody 0.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Prosody Prosody 0.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Prosody Prosody 0.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Prosody Prosody 0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Prosody Prosody 0.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Prosody Prosody 0.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Prosody Prosody 16

- References For CVE-2011-2205

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/14/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20110614 CVE Request: prosody DoS, djabberd external entity injection
http://hg.prosody.im/0.8/rev/5305a665bdd4 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48125
BID 48125 Prosody XML Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-03-19
http://hg.prosody.im/0.8/rev/ee6a18f10a8d CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/15/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20110615 Re: CVE Request: prosody DoS, djabberd external entity injection
http://prosody.im/doc/release/0.8.1 CONFIRM
http://blog.prosody.im/prosody-0-8-1-released/ CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/44852
SECUNIA 44852
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67884
XF prosody-xml-dos(67884)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2205

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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