FreeBSD : ModSecurity -- XML External Entity Processing Vulnerability (2070c79a-8e1e-11e2-b34d-000c2957946c)
High Nessus Plugin ID 65989
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Positive Technologies has reported a vulnerability in ModSecurity, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information or cause a DoS (Denial Of Serice). The vulnerability is caused due to an error when parsing external XML entities and can be exploited to e.g. disclose local files or cause excessive memory and CPU consumption. .