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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


The (1) FileService.importFileByInternalUserId and (2) FileService.importFile SOAP API methods in Apache OpenMeetings before 3.1.1 improperly use the Java URL class without checking the specified protocol handler, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files by attempting to upload a file.

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  • HIGH
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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published