Magento Community Edition < XXE Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9675


The remote web server is running an outdated instance of Magento Community Edition (CE) that is affected by an XML external entity (XXE) injection attack vector.


Versions of Magento CE prior to are affected by an XXE injection vulnerability due to improper parsing of XML data in the 'Zend_XmlRpc_Server()' class. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability to view arbitrary files on the remote host.


Upgrade to Magento CE version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9675

Family: CGI

Published: 2016/10/14

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 9674

Nessus ID: 83350

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:magento:magento

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6091

BID: 57140