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Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference

CVE-2017-9095

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

XXE in Diving Log 6.0 allows attackers to remotely view local files through a crafted dive.xml file that is mishandled during a Subsurface import.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

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.

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  • Published