CVE-2021-20353

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Description

IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 is vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources. IBM X-Force ID: 194882.

References

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194882

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6413709

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-174/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-02-10

Updated: 2021-02-11

Type: CWE-611

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.4

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L

Impact Score: 4.2

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
146860IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.x <= 7.0.0.45 / 8.0.0.x <= 8.0.0.15 / 8.5.x <= 8.5.5.19 / 9.0.x <= 9.0.5.6 XXE (6413709)NessusWeb Servers
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