Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference
XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the Java XML processing functionality in Play before 2.2.6, 2.3.x before 2.3.5 and version 2.4.0-M1 might allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, or have unspecified other impact via crafted XML data.
CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference
Listed 4th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', XML External Entities (XXE) vulnerability allows attackers to provide an XML input that contains an external entity. When the XML is parsed, it can cause data extraction and manipulation, execution of commands, denial-of-service attacks, and server-side request forgery.