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CVE-2016-4312 Detail


XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the XACML flow feature in WSO2 Identity Server 5.1.0 before WSO2-CARBON-PATCH-4.4.0-0231 allows remote authenticated users with access to XACML features to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, conduct server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted XACML request to entitlement/eval-policy-submit.jsp. NOTE: this issue can be combined with CVE-2016-4311 to exploit the vulnerability without credentials.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/WSO2-IDENTITY-SERVER-v5.1.0-XML-External-Entity.txt Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/138329/WSO2-Identity-Server-5.1.0-XML-Injection.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92485 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://docs.wso2.com/display/Security/Security+Advisory+WSO2-2016-0096 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40239/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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