Vigil@nce - Dom4J: external XML entity injection via SaxReader
July 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 01/05/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via SaxReader() to Dom4J, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
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