MS11-049: Vulnerability in the Microsoft XML Editor Could Allow Information Disclosure (2543893)

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Synopsis :

An application on the remote Windows host has an information
disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

An application on the remote host has an XML external entity
vulnerability. When parsing a specially crafted Web Service Discovery
(.disco) file, external XML entities are allowed for untrusted user
input. This could result in information disclosure.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted .disco file, resulting in the disclosure of
sensitive information.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for InfoPath 2007 and 2010,
SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2008 R2, SQL Server Management Studio
Express 2005, Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 55129 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48196

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1280