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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-6408

The DocumentAnalysisRequestHandler in Apache Solr before 4.3.1 does not properly use the EmptyEntityResolver, which allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via XML data containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-6407.
Publish Date : 2013-12-07 Last Update Date : 2014-07-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2963-1 lucene-solr - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25051 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-2013-6408

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Solr 3.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Solr 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Solr 3.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Solr 4.0.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Solr 4.0.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Solr 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apache Solr 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apache Solr 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apache Solr 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apache Solr 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Solr 10

- References For CVE-2013-6408
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0029
MLIST [oss-security] 20131128 Re: CVE Request: Apache Solr XXE

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-6408

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

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