CVE-2017-1000061

Public on 2017-09-13
Modified on 2017-09-14
Description
It was discovered xmlsec1's use of libxml2 inadvertently enabled external entity expansion (XXE) along with validation. An attacker could craft an XML file that would cause xmlsec1 to try and read local files or HTTP/FTP URLs, leading to information disclosure or denial of service.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 xmlsec1 2017-09-13 22:22 ALAS-2017-890

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.1 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H