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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2011-1502

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

Liferay Portal Community Edition (CE) 6.x before 6.0.6 GA, when Apache Tomcat is used, allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via an entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (aka XXE) issue.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published