78680 : RESTEasy JAXB XML Entity Reference Parsing Remote Information Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-01-19
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
40 days 2 days

Description

RESTeasy contains a flaw that may lead to unauthorized disclosure of potentially sensitive information. The issue is due to an error when parsing JAXB XML data that includes external entity references and may disclose the contents of certain local files to a remote attacker.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade, Third-Party Solution
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 2.3.2, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

Red Hat, Inc.
RESTEasy
2.3.1
JBoss BRMS
6.0.0
6.0.1 (not affected)
JBoss BPM Suite
6.0.0
6.0.1 (not affected)

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-11-26 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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