Bug 1340396 (CVE-2016-2175)

Summary: CVE-2016-2175 pdfbox: XML External Entity vulnerability
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: aileenc, alazarot, aszczucz, bdawidow, bkearney, chazlett, epp-bugs, etirelli, gvarsami, java-sig-commits, jcoleman, jolee, jpallich, kconner, kverlaen, ldimaggi, lpetrovi, mbaluch, meissner, mweiler, mwinkler, nwallace, puntogil, rrajasek, rwagner, rzhang, soa-p-jira, tcunning, theute, thomas, tkasparek, tkirby, tlestach, vhalbert
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: pdfbox 1.8.12, pdfbox 2.0.1 Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
It was found that the parsing of XMP and other XML formats in PDF by Apache PDFBox would expand entity references. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to read files accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially perform other more advanced XXE attacks.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:53:02 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1340397, 1387353, 1387354    
Bug Blocks: 1340390, 1398009, 1412839, 1415286    

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-05-27 09:32:17 UTC
Apache PDFBox parses different XML data within PDF files such as XMP and the initialization of the XML parsers did not protect against XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerabilities.

References:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/419

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-05-27 09:33:14 UTC
Created pdfbox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1340397]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2016-07-12 02:24:02 UTC
pdfbox-1.8.8-6.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2016-07-18 18:28:47 UTC
pdfbox-1.8.11-2.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2017-01-19 20:21:21 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss Fuse/A-MQ 6.3 Rollup 1

Via RHSA-2017:0179 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0179.html

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-02 20:42:55 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.4.1

Via RHSA-2017:0249 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0249.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-02 20:43:51 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.4.1

Via RHSA-2017:0248 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0248.html

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2017-02-14 16:42:17 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.3 Update 4

Via RHSA-2017:0272 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0272.html