OpenSUSE Linux update for dom4j

Published: 2018-12-07 16:31:02 | Updated: 2018-12-07
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-1000632
CVSSv3 4.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-611
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 15.0
Vendor URL Novell

Security Advisory

1) XXE attack

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to conduct XXE attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of elements and attribute names in XML documents. A remote attacker can trick the victim into opening a specially crafted XML document that submits malicious input, perform XXE attack and bypass security restrictions to access and modify sensitive information on the system.

Remediation

Update the affected packages.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-12/msg00000.html

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