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CVE-2019-12401 Detail


Solr versions 1.3.0 to 1.4.1, 3.1.0 to 3.6.2 and 4.0.0 to 4.10.4 are vulnerable to an XML resource consumption attack (a.k.a. Lol Bomb) via it’s update handler.?By leveraging XML DOCTYPE and ENTITY type elements, the attacker can create a pattern that will expand when the server parses the XML causing OOMs.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.us.apache.org/mod_mbox/www-announce/201909.mbox/%3CCAECwjAXU4%3DkAo5DeUJw7Kvk67sgCmajAN7LGZQNjbjZ8gv%3DBdw%40mail.gmail.com%3E Broken Link  Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/10/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/DrunkenShells/Disclosures/tree/master/CVE-2019-12401-XML%20Bomb-Apache%20Solr Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/048ae6e4f84a88e8856f766320b48ad91f9fca2c6f621aa2c40088fe@%3Cdev.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/0ec231c5ed8d242890e21806d25fdd47f80cc47cac278d2fc1c9c579@%3Cdev.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1c92300643f48f13bc59b15e3f886ba62bae1798c7d4c2e5c1ece09b@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/521d10a19bfb590f86dff41820ccfb11e92281f233a12c882650931e@%3Cdev.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/60a924662ead9aeea74e8ea128d9ca935f8de925aa71b15ab2787d6a@%3Csolr-user.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/7ab5e95a1a0b4f35ffe53f1eb0cb74b4348b49d41b72ac155b843fa2@%3Cgeneral.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/db8eaca456d03c00a66cbe37548978318d424b9997e3fd7f5c65dffe@%3Cdev.lucene.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190926-0002/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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