Bug 1572463 (CVE-2017-15691) - CVE-2017-15691 uima: XML external entity expansion (XXE) can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code
Summary: CVE-2017-15691 uima: XML external entity expansion (XXE) can allow attackers ...
Alias: CVE-2017-15691
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1572464 1572465
Blocks: 1572467
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-04-27 05:17 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:24 UTC (History)
15 users (show)

Fixed In Version: uimaj 2.10.2
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Last Closed: 2019-07-12 13:05:14 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:1545 0 None None None 2019-06-18 19:52:34 UTC

Description Sam Fowler 2018-04-27 05:17:20 UTC
Apache UIMA before version 2.10.2 has an XML external entity expansion vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this to potentially execute arbitrary code.

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Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-04-27 05:17:33 UTC
Created uimaj tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1572464]

Comment 3 Kurt Seifried 2018-04-27 17:55:17 UTC

This issue affects the versions of lucene (which contains an embedded copy of uima) as shipped with Red Hat Satellite 6.0 and 6.1. Red Hat Satellite 6.2 and later do not include lucene and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2019-06-18 19:52:33 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Fuse 7.3.1

Via RHSA-2019:1545 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1545

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-12 13:05:14 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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