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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-3490

Original release date: 08/19/2014
Last revised: 04/06/2015


RESTEasy 2.3.1 before 2.3.8.SP2 and 3.x before 3.0.9, as used in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6.3.0, does not disable external entities when the resteasy.document.expand.entity.references parameter is set to false, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files and have other unspecified impact via unspecified vectors, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-0818.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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 unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0720
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0675
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1298
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1039
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0765
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1040
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/resteasy/Resteasy/pull/533
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/resteasy/Resteasy/pull/521
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0125
External Source: MISC
Name: https://github.com/ronsigal/Resteasy/commit/9b7d0f574cafdcf3bea5428f3145ab4908fc6d83
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1011

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