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CVE-2017-8040 Detail

Current Description

In Single Sign-On for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) 1.3.x versions prior to 1.3.4 and 1.4.x versions prior to 1.4.3, an XXE (XML External Entity) attack was discovered in the Single Sign-On service dashboard. Privileged users can in some cases upload malformed XML leading to exposure of data on the Single Sign-On service broker file system.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8040
Original release date:
09/08/2017
Last revised:
09/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100617 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100617
https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2017-8040 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2017-8040

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') (CWE-611)

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