VDB-93743 · CVE-2015-8978 · BID 94487

Soap Lite up to 1.14 XML Entity Hendler resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Soap Lite up to 1.14. It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component XML Entity Hendler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is availability.

The bug was discovered 11/22/2016. The weakness was presented 11/22/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at cpansearch.perl.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-8978 since 11/22/2016. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 95359 (Debian DLA-723-1 : libsoap-lite-perl security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 3 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (95359).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 95359
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-723-1 : libsoap-lite-perl security update
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Advisory: cpansearch.perl.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-8978 (🔍)
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SecurityFocus: 94487 - Perl Soap Lite Extension CVE-2015-8978 Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Created: 11/22/2016 10:06 PM
Updated: 06/07/2019 03:26 PM
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