CVE Details

Release Date:2014-05-27


It was found that the org.apache.catalina.servlets.DefaultServlet implementation in JBoss Web / Apache Tomcat allowed the definition of XML External Entities (XXEs) in provided XSLTs. A malicious application could use this to circumvent intended security restrictions to disclose sensitive information.

See more information about CVE-2014-0096 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.1 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: High
Authentication: Requires single instance Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (tomcat6)ELSA-2014-08652014-07-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (tomcat)ELSA-2014-08272014-07-23

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