The rasterization process in Inkscape before 0.48.4 allows local users to read arbitrary files via an external entity in a SVG file, aka an XML external entity (XXE) injection attack.
Published 2013-01-18 11:48:40
Updated 2024-02-15 20:18:02
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5656

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 28 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-5656

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.8
3.6
NIST 2024-02-15

CWE ids for CVE-2012-5656

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product processes an XML document that can contain XML entities with URIs that resolve to documents outside of the intended sphere of control, causing the product to embed incorrect documents into its output.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-5656

Products affected by CVE-2012-5656

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