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Vulnerability of Oracle Java, Apache Xerces: denial of service via FTP

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can interrupt a FTP transfer, in order to trigger a denial of service on the Oracle Java or Apache Xerces client.
Vulnerable products: Xerces Java, Java OpenJDK, Java Oracle.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/09/2017.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-23778.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can interrupt a FTP transfer, in order to trigger a denial of service on the Oracle Java or Apache Xerces client.
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This security alert impacts software or systems such as Xerces Java, Java OpenJDK, Java Oracle.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of internet server.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security announce.

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