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CWE - 112 : Missing XML Validation

CWE Definition
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description The software accepts XML from an untrusted source but does not validate the XML against the proper schema.Most successful attacks begin with a violation of the programmer's assumptions. By accepting an XML document without validating it against a DTD or XML schema, the programmer leaves a door open for attackers to provide unexpected, unreasonable, or malicious input.
Background Details
Other Notes It is not possible for an XML parser to validate all aspects of a document's content; a parser cannot understand the complete semantics of the data. However, a parser can do a complete and thorough job of checking the document's structure and therefore guarantee to the code that processes the document that the content is well-formed.

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