#VU29068 Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)


Published: 2020-06-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29068

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-17566

CWE-ID: CWE-918

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apache Batik
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform SSRF attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of "xlink:href" attributes. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and trick the application to initiate requests to arbitrary systems.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive data, located in the local network or send malicious requests to other servers from the vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apache Batik: 1.6 - 1.12


CPE

External links
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2020/q2/189
http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/security.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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