Vulnerability CVE-2017-5644


Published: 2017-03-24

Description:
Apache POI in versions prior to release 3.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a specially crafted OOXML file, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Type:

CWE-776

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.1/10
6.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Apache -> POI 

 References:
http://poi.apache.org/#20+March+2017+-+CVE-2017-5644+-+Possible+DOS+%28Denial+of+Service%29+in+Apache+POI+versions+prior+to+3.15
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96983

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