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XML Injection (aka Blind XPath Injection)

CVE-2016-5697

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Ruby-saml before 1.3.0 allows attackers to perform XML signature wrapping attacks via unspecified vectors.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-91 - XML Injection (aka Blind XPath Injection)

The software does not properly neutralize special elements that are used in XML, allowing attackers to modify the syntax, content, or commands of the XML before it is processed by an end system.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published