Vigil@nce - Apache PDFBox: external XML entity injection
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 09/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to Apache PDFBox, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
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