Vulnerability CVE-2013-6429


Published: 2014-01-26

Description:
The SourceHttpMessageConverter in Spring MVC in Spring Framework before 3.2.5 and 4.0.0.M1 through 4.0.0.RC1 does not disable external entity resolution, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, and conduct CSRF attacks via crafted XML, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, and a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-4152 and CVE-2013-7315.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Spring Framework 3.2.4 XML External Entity (XXE) injection
Pivotal Security...
15.01.2014

Type:

CWE-611

(Information Exposure Through XML External Entity Reference)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Springsource -> Spring framework 
Pivotal software -> Spring framework 

 References:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0400.html
http://www.gopivotal.com/security/cve-2013-6429
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/530770/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64947
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05324755
https://jira.springsource.org/browse/SPR-11078?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:worklog-tabpanel

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