XML External Entity injection in ConnectWise Automate



Published: 2021-06-24
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-35066
CWE-ID CWE-611
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Automate
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor ConnectWise

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) XML External Entity injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU54350

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-35066

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied XML input. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted XML code to the affected application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Automate: 2021.6.131


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.connectwise.com/company/trust/security-bulletins
http://home.connectwise.com/securityBulletin/60cc8c63508a120001cb6e8d

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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