|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2020-11991
|CWE ID|| CWE-611
Server applications / Frameworks for developing and running applications
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied XML input when using the StreamGenerator. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted XML code to the affected application and view contents of arbitrary files on the system or initiate requests to external systems.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to view contents of arbitrary file on the server or perform network scanning of internal and external infrastructure.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Apache Cocoon: 2.1.12CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.