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Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Umlet version < 14.3 contains a XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability in File parsing that can result in disclosure of confidential data, denial of service, server side request forgery. This attack appear to be exploitable via Specially crafted UXF file. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 14.3.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

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