|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Fortify Software Security Center
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to conduct XXE attack on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to an error when handling malicious XML file. A remote attacker can supply specially crafted XML External Entity (XXE) data to the target interface to read files on the target system with the privileges of the target service or conduct cross-site request forgery attacks to take actions on the target interface acting as the target user.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.
Fortify Software Security Center: 16.10 - 17.10
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.