An exploitable XML external entity vulnerability exists in the reporting functionality of SAP BPC. A specially crafted XML request can cause an XML external entity to be referenced, resulting in information disclosure and potential denial of service. An attacker can issue authenticated HTTP requests to trigger this vulnerability.
Published 2018-08-02 19:29:01
Updated 2023-01-30 19:59:06
Source Talos
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injectionDenial of serviceInformation leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-16349

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 40 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-16349

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P
8.0
4.9
NIST
6.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:L
3.1
2.7
Talos
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
2.8
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-16349

  • 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-2017-16349

Products affected by CVE-2017-16349

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