Apache Solr < 4.3.1 XML External Entity Injection

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a Java application that is affected by
an XML External Entity (XXE) injection vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Apache Solr running on the remote web server is
affected by an XML external entity injection vulnerability due to an
incorrectly configured XML parser in the
'DocumentAnalysisRequestHandler' class. A remote, unauthenticated
attacker can exploit this flaw to gain access to arbitrary files or to
cause a denial of service condition.

Note that this issue exists due to an incomplete fix for
CVE-2013-6407.

See also :

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-4881
http://lucene.apache.org/solr/4_3_1/changes/Changes.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Solr version 4.3.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 71845 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64009

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6408