2012-0881 | Oracle Transportation Management Apache Xerces2 Java Parser denial of service
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A vulnerability was found in Oracle Transportation Management 6.4.3 (Transport Management Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component Apache Xerces2 Java Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:
Apache Xerces2 Java Parser before 2.12.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted message to an XML service, which triggers hash table collisions.
The weakness was presented 07/20/2021 as Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – July 2021. It is possible to read the advisory at oracle.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2012-0881 since 01/19/2012. 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 pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/25/2021). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2
NVD Base Score: 🔒
Status: Not defined
01/19/2012 CVE assigned
07/20/2021 +3469 days Advisory disclosed
07/20/2021 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
07/21/2021 +1 days VulDB entry created
07/25/2021 +4 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.oracle.com
Created: 07/21/2021 10:38
Updated: 07/25/2021 15:54
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