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CVE-2016-2175 Detail

Current Description

Apache PDFBox before 1.8.12 and 2.x before 2.0.1 does not properly initialize the XML parsers, which allows context-dependent attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted PDF.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.us.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201605.mbox/%3C83a03bcf-f86b-4688-37b5-615c080291d8@apache.org%3E Mailing List
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137214/Apache-PDFBox-1.8.11-2.0.0-XML-Injection.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0179.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0248.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0249.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0272.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1739564 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1739565 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3606 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538503/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90902
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/ad5fbc86c1d1821ae1b963e8561ab6d6a5f66b2848e84f5a31477f54@%3Ccommits.tika.apache.org%3E

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:1.8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:2.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:pdfbox:2.0:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2175
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018