Security Vulnerability in the libxml2 Library may Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS). (201514 Previous ID: 103201)

Original Release Date: January 31, 2008
Last Revised: February 26, 2008
Number: ASA-2008-047
Risk Level: Low
Advisory Version: 2.0
Advisory Status: Final

1. Overview:

A new Sun Alert Notification from Sun Microsystems has been issued and is described below. Additional information about this issue may be found on the sunsolve.sun.com website, although a maintenance contract with Sun may be required to view the information.

201514 Previous ID: 103201
Security Vulnerability in the libxml2 Library may lead to a Denial of Service (DoS).
Product: Solaris 9 Operating System, Solaris 10 Operating System
Category: Security
Date Released: 14-Jan-2008
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201514-1

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-6284 to this issue.

2. Avaya System Products using a Sun Microsystems Operating System:

Avaya system products include an Operating System with the product when it is delivered. Avaya Call Management System (CMS) and Avaya Interactive Response (IR) are both shipped with an operating system from Sun Microsystems. Actions to be taken on those products are described below.

Recommended Actions:
Follow the recommended actions for the products listed below. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Product: Affected Version(s): Risk Level: Actions:
Avaya CMS R12, R13/R13.1, R14 Low Customers can install Solaris 9 patch 114014-18 to resolve this issue.
Avaya IR 2.0 on Solaris 10, 3.0 Low IR software does not use libxml2 and is not directly vulnerable. However, any application on the system that does may be vulnerable.
Customers can install Solaris 10 patch 125731-02 to resolve this problem.

3. Additional Information:

Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.

4. Disclaimer:

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5. Revision History:

V 1.0 - January 31, 2008 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - February 26, 2008 - Updated actions for CMS and IR, and set advisory status to final.

Send information regarding any discovered security problems with Avaya products to either the contact noted in the product's documentation or securityalerts@avaya.com.

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