CVE-2016-9487

MEDIUM

Description

EpubCheck 4.0.1 does not properly restrict resolving external entities when parsing XML in EPUB files during validation. An attacker who supplies a specially crafted EPUB file may be able to exploit this behavior to read arbitrary files, or have the victim execute arbitrary requests on his behalf, abusing the victim's trust relationship with other entities.

References

https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/779243

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94864/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-13

Updated: 2019-09-18

Type: CWE-611

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM