The SourceHttpMessageConverter in Spring MVC in Spring Framework before 3.2.5 and 4.0.0.M1 through 4.0.0.RC1 does not disable external entity resolution, which allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, and conduct CSRF attacks via crafted XML, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, and a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-4152 and CVE-2013-7315.
Published 2014-01-26 16:58:11
Updated 2022-04-11 17:16:27
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)XML external entity (XXE) injectionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6429

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 76.48%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6429

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-6429

  • The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request.
    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-2013-6429

Products affected by CVE-2013-6429

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