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CVE-2017-5644 Detail

Current Description

Apache POI in versions prior to release 3.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a specially crafted OOXML file, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Source:  MITRE
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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:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://poi.apache.org/#20+March+2017+-+CVE-2017-5644+-+Possible+DOS+%28Denial+of+Service%29+in+Apache+POI+versions+prior+to+3.15 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96983

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-776 Improper Restriction of Recursive Entity References in DTDs ('XML Entity Expansion') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:poi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.14


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5644
NVD Published Date:
03/24/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019