Exposed dangerous method or function in Oracle Business Process Management Suite

Published: 2021-01-20
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-10683
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Oracle Business Process Management Suite
Web applications / Other software

Vendor Oracle

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Exposed dangerous method or function

EUVDB-ID: #VU28238

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-10683

CWE-ID: CWE-749 - Exposed Dangerous Method or Function

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to abuse implemented functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to dom4j allows by default external DTDs and External Entities. A remote attacker can abuse this functionality and perform XXE attack against application that uses dom4j default configuration.


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Vulnerable software versions

Oracle Business Process Management Suite: -

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Q & A

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.