Published: 26/02/2014 Updated: 14/05/2019
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 445
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

The Microsoft.XMLDOM ActiveX control in Microsoft Windows 8.1 and previous versions does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
MicrosoftWindows 8*
MicrosoftWindows 8.1*