Apache log4net versions before 2.0.10 do not disable XML external entities when parsing log4net configuration files. This allows for XXE-based attacks in applications that accept attacker-controlled log4net configuration files.
Published 2020-05-11 17:15:11
Updated 2022-10-27 20:05:24
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Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-1285

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.79%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 81 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-1285

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-1285

  • 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-2018-1285

Products affected by CVE-2018-1285

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