Apache Solr 7.0.0 < 7.2.1 XML Entity Expansion

high Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98923

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Synopsis

Apache Solr 7.0.0 < 7.2.1 XML Entity Expansion

Description

This vulnerability in Apache Solr 1.2 < 6.6.2 and 7.0.0 < 7.2.1 relates to an XML external entity expansion (XXE) in the `&dataConfig=<inlinexml>` parameter of Solr's DataImportHandler. It can be used as XXE using file/ftp/http protocols in order to read arbitrary local files from the Solr server.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update to Apache Solr version 7.2.1 or latest.

See Also

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190327-0003/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 98923

Type: remote

Published: 1/22/2020

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: pci, api, scan

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1308

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1308

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apache:solr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/9/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1308