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CVE-2018-1285 Detail


Apache log4net versions before 2.0.10 do not disable XML external entities when parsing log4net configuration files. This allows for XXE-based attacks in applications that accept attacker-controlled log4net configuration files.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4NET-575 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r00b16ac5e0bbf7009a0d167ed58f3f94d0033b0f4b3e3d5025cc4872@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r33564de316d4e4ba0fea1d4d079e62cde1ffe64369c1157243d840d9@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r525cbbd7db0aef4a114cf60de8439aa285decc34904d42a7f14f39c3@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6543acafca3e2d24ff4b0c364a91540cb9378977ffa8d37a03ab4b0f@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r7ab6b6e702f11a6f77b0db2af2d5e5532f56ae4b99b5fe73c5200b6a@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9de86a185575e6c5f92e2a70a1d2e2e9514dc4341251577aac8e3866@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rd2d72a017e238d1f345f9d14e075c81be16fc68a41c9e9ad9e29a732@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rdbac24c945ca5c69cd5348b5ac023bc625768f653335de146e09ae2d@%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/reab1c277c95310bad1038255e0757857b2fbe291411b4fa84552028a%40%3Cdev.logging.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/M2U233HVAQDSZ2PRG4XSGDASLY3J6ALH/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VKL2LPINAI6BCMXOH4V4HVHGLUXIWOFO/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VT2DNNSW7C7FNK3MA3SLEUHGW5USYZKE/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220909-0001/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuApr2021.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2022.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2021.html Third Party Advisory 

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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