Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3, and 2010 SP1 and SP2; Excel Viewer; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, aka "XML External Entities Resolution Vulnerability."
Published 2013-09-11 14:03:48
Updated 2018-10-12 22:04:41
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Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injectionInput validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-3159

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-3159

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-3159

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2013-3159

Products affected by CVE-2013-3159

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