CVE-2016-5000 Detail

Current Description

The XLSX2CSV example in Apache POI before 3.14 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a crafted OpenXML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21996759
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538981/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92100
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037741
https://lists.apache.org/list.html?user@poi.apache.org Mailing List 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5000
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.