CVE-2014-6517

CVE Details

Release Date:2014-10-14

Description


It was discovered that the StAX XML parser in the JAXP component in OpenJDK performed expansion of external parameter entities even when external entity substitution was disabled. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform XML eXternal Entity (XXE) attack against applications using the StAX parser to parse untrusted XML documents.

See more information about CVE-2014-6517 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v2 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v2 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 Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: None
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: None

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16332014-10-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16202014-10-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16362014-10-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16202014-10-15



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