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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4152

Original release date: 01/23/2014
Last revised: 03/26/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Spring OXM wrapper in Spring Framework before 3.2.4 and 4.0.0.M1, when using the JAXB marshaller, does not disable entity resolution, which allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, and conduct CSRF attacks via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference in a (1) DOMSource, (2) StAXSource, (3) SAXSource, or (4) StreamSource, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0245
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 56247
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2842
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0212
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.gopivotal.com/security/cve-2013-4152
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20130822 CVE-2013-4152 XML External Entity (XXE) injection in Spring Framework
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20131102 XXE Injection in Spring Framework
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-framework/pull/317/files
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://jira.springsource.org/browse/SPR-10806
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0254

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)