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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1439

Original release date: 02/05/2014
Last revised: 02/21/2014


The libxml_disable_entity_loader function in runtime/ext/ext_simplexml.cpp in HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP (HHVM) before 2.4.0 and 2.3.x before 2.3.3 does not properly disable a certain libxml handler, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks.


CWE-611: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE')


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.hhvm.com/blog/3287/hhvm-2-4-0
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: hhvm-cve20141439-info-disc(90979)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/facebook/hhvm/commit/95f96e7287effe2fcdfb9a5338d1a7e4f55b083b

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