CVE-2014-4814

LOW

Description

IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.0 through 6.1.0.6 CF27, 6.1.5 through 6.1.5.3 CF27, 7.0 through 7.0.0.2 CF28, 8.0 through 8.0.0.1 CF14, and 8.5.0 before CF03 does not properly detect recursion during entity expansion, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references, a similar issue to CVE-2003-1564.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/59740

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70758

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PI24622

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21684651

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95391

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-10-28

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: LOW