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Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference

CVE-2022-22835

Severity Low
Score 3.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in OverIT Geocall before version 8.0. An authenticated user who has the Test Trasformazione XSL functionality enabled can exploit a XXE vulnerability to read arbitrary files from the filesystem.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • 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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published