Bug 1434522 (CVE-2017-5644) - CVE-2017-5644 apache-poi: XML entity expansion via specially crafted OOXML file
Summary: CVE-2017-5644 apache-poi: XML entity expansion via specially crafted OOXML file
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2017-5644
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1434523
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-03-21 16:09 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:08 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: apache-poi 3.15
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:09:24 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-03-21 16:09:48 UTC
Apache POI in versions prior to release 3.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a specially crafted OOXML file, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

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http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/20/9

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-03-21 16:10:58 UTC
Created apache-poi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1434523]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:09:24 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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