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XML Injection (aka Blind XPath Injection)


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0 and 11.1 is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or cause the web server to make HTTP requests to arbitrary domains. IBM X-Force ID: 147369.

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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

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