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Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference

CVE-2020-12684

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

XXE injection can occur in i-net Clear Reports 2019 19.0.287 (Designer), as used in i-net HelpDesk and other products, when XML input containing a reference to an external entity is processed by a weakly configured XML parser.

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

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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published