IBM FileNet Content Manager, IBM Content Foundation, and IBM Case Foundation Administration Console for Content Platform Engine (ACCE) 5.2.1 and 5.5.0 are vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources. IBM X-Force ID: 142597.
Published 2018-07-06 14:29:01
Updated 2019-10-09 23:38:37
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Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-1542

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.15%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 50 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-1542

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P
8.0
4.9
NIST
7.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L
2.8
4.2
NIST
7.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L
2.8
4.2
IBM Corporation

CWE ids for CVE-2018-1542

  • 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-2018-1542

Products affected by CVE-2018-1542

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