CVE-2014-5398 Detail

Current Description

Schneider Electric Wonderware Information Server (WIS) Portal 4.0 SP1 through 5.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.


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Evaluator Impact

Per: https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-14-238-02 "WIS may allow access to local resources (files and internal resources) via unsafe parsing of XML external entities. By using specially crafted XML files, an attacker can cause these products to send the contents of local remote resources to the attacker’s server or cause a denial of service of the system. This vulnerability is not exploitable remotely and cannot be exploited without user interaction. The exploit is only triggered when a local user runs the vulnerable application and loads the malformed XML files."

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Hyperlink Resource
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-14-238-02 US Government Resource 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5398
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2014
Source:
MITRE