Information disclosure in Apache Camel

Published: 2018-08-01
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-8027
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Apache Camel
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications

Vendor Apache Foundation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) XXE attack

EUVDB-ID: #VU14164

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2018-8027

CWE-ID: CWE-611 - Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')

Exploit availability: No


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform XXE attack.

The weakness exists due to improper handling of XML external entity (XXE) declarations by the XSD validation processor. A remote attacker can trick the victim victim into opening a specially crafted XML content to read arbitrary files.


The vulnerability is addressed in the versions 2.20.4, 2.21.1.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Camel: 2.20.0 - 2.21.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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