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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache CXF Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache CXF SOAP Processing Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030201
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0109   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 7 2014
Original Entry Date:  May 7 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.6.x prior to 2.6.14, 2.7.x prior to 2.7.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache CXF. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can post specially crafted content to the target SOAP endpoint to consume excessive memory on the target system.

Content with a Content-Type of 'text/html' can trigger this flaw.

Giancarlo Pellegrino and Davide Balzarotti reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive memory on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.6.14, 2.7.11).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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