National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2008-0628 Detail

Description

The XML parsing code in Sun Java Runtime Environment JDK and JRE 6 Update 3 and earlier processes external entity references even when the "external general entities" property is false, which allows remote attackers to conduct XML external entity (XXE) attacks and cause a denial of service or access restricted resources.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/06/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/277
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2007-002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3621
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231246-1
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0245.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487434/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27553
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019292
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0371
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1252
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9847

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9847
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9847

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0628
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018