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CVE-2017-7375 Detail

Current Description

A flaw in libxml2 allows remote XML entity inclusion with default parser flags (i.e., when the caller did not request entity substitution, DTD validation, external DTD subset loading, or default DTD attributes). Depending on the context, this may expose a higher-risk attack surface in libxml2 not usually reachable with default parser flags, and expose content from local files, HTTP, or FTP servers (which might be otherwise unreachable).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98877 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libxml2/+/308396a55280f69ad4112d4f9892f4cbeff042aa Patch Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1462203 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://git.gnome.org/browse/libxml2/commit/?id=90ccb58242866b0ba3edbef8fe44214a101c2b3e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-01 Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-06-01 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3952 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-611 Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.9.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:4.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:7.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.9.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:xmlsoft:libxml2:2.9.4:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7375
NVD Published Date:
02/19/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2018