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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6407

Original release date: 12/07/2013
Last revised: 07/17/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The UpdateRequestHandler for XML in Apache Solr before 4.1 allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via XML data containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Solution

Per: http://secunia.com/advisories/55542 "A vulnerability has been reported in Apache Solr, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information or cause a DoS (Denial of Service)........The vulnerability is reported in version 3.6.1. Other versions may also be affected."

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-3895
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/lucene/dev/branches/branch_4x/solr/CHANGES.txt?view=markup
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1844
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131128 Re: CVE Request: Apache Solr XXE
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55542
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0029
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59372

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