XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in the XACML flow feature in WSO2 Identity Server 5.1.0 before WSO2-CARBON-PATCH-4.4.0-0231 allows remote authenticated users with access to XACML features to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, conduct server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted XACML request to entitlement/eval-policy-submit.jsp. NOTE: this issue can be combined with CVE-2016-4311 to exploit the vulnerability without credentials.
Published 2017-02-17 02:59:12
Updated 2018-10-09 20:00:12
Source CERT/CC
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injectionServer-side request forgery (SSRF) Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4312

1.59%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4312

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
6.8
6.4
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-4312

  • 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-2016-4312

Products affected by CVE-2016-4312

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