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CVE-2015-7461 Detail

Current Description

XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in IBM Connections 3.0.1.1 and earlier, 4.0, 4.5, and 5.0 before CR4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XML data. IBM X-Force ID: 108357.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/20/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21980518 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/108357 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)
  • Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') (CWE-611)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7461
NVD Published Date:
03/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/12/2018