CVE Details

Release Date:2014-07-23


It was found that the fix for CVE-2012-0818 was incomplete: external parameter entities were not disabled when the resteasy.document.expand.entity.references parameter was set to false. A remote attacker able to send XML requests to a RESTEasy endpoint could use this flaw to read files accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially perform other more advanced XXE attacks.

See more information about CVE-2014-3490 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: 5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (resteasy-base)ELSA-2014-10112014-08-05

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