Bug 1143758 (CVE-2014-3643) - CVE-2014-3643 jersey: XXE via parameter entities
Summary: CVE-2014-3643 jersey: XXE via parameter entities
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2014-3643
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1143759
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Reported: 2014-09-17 23:04 UTC by David Jorm
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:21 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: jersey 1.13
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-04-29 17:18:51 UTC


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Description David Jorm 2014-09-17 23:04:42 UTC
It was found that external parameter entities were not disabled by the jersey SAX parser. A remote attacker able to send XML requests to a jersey endpoint could use this flaw to read files accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially perform other more advanced XXE attacks.

Comment 2 Kurt Seifried 2015-02-26 20:05:46 UTC
I would like to propose notifying upstream and then unembargoing this issue in 1-2 weeks as it is only moderate severity and appears stalled. If there is a significant reason to leave this issue embargoed please let me know.

Comment 5 Chess Hazlett 2015-03-19 19:26:56 UTC
unembargoed.


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