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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1915

ModSecurity before 2.7.3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, send HTTP requests to intranet servers, or cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability.
Publish Date : 2013-04-25 Last Update Date : 2013-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2659-1 libapache-mod-security - XML external entity processing vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18056 unix
ELSA-2013:0769: glibc security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23352 unix
RHSA-2013:0769: glibc security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20773 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-1915

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Modsecurity Modsecurity 2.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Modsecurity Modsecurity 3

- References For CVE-2013-1915

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/101898.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-4834
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/101911.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-4831
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/102616.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-4908
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-08/msg00020.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1331
http://secunia.com/advisories/52977
SECUNIA 52977
http://secunia.com/advisories/52847
SECUNIA 52847
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/03/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20130403 Re: CVE Request -- ModSecurity (X < 2.7.3): Vulnerable to XXE attacks
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-08/msg00025.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1336
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-08/msg00031.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1342
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2659
DEBIAN DSA-2659
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=947842
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:156
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:156
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58810
BID 58810 ModSecurity XML External Entity Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-01
https://github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity/blob/master/CHANGES CONFIRM
https://github.com/SpiderLabs/ModSecurity/commit/d4d80b38aa85eccb26e3c61b04d16e8ca5de76fe CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1915

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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