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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-10683

dom4j before 2.0.3 and 2.1.x before 2.1.3 allows external DTDs and External Entities by default, which might enable XXE attacks. However, there is popular external documentation from OWASP showing how to enable the safe, non-default behavior in any application that uses dom4j.
Publish Date : 2020-05-01 Last Update Date : 2021-01-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 611

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-10683

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Dom4j Project Dom4j * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Netapp Oncommand Api Services - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Netapp Oncommand Workflow Automation - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Netapp Snap Creator Framework - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netapp Snapcenter - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netapp Snapmanager - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netapp Snapmanager - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Opensuse Leap 15.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Oracle Rapid Planning 12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Oracle Rapid Planning 12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Oracle Retail Integration Bus 15.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Oracle Retail Integration Bus 16.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Dom4j Project Dom4j 1
Netapp Oncommand Api Services 1
Netapp Oncommand Workflow Automation 1
Netapp Snap Creator Framework 1
Netapp Snapcenter 1
Netapp Snapmanager 2
Opensuse Leap 1
Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management 1
Oracle Rapid Planning 2
Oracle Retail Integration Bus 2

- References For CVE-2020-10683

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1694235
https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/commit/a8228522a99a02146106672a34c104adbda5c658 CONFIRM
https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/releases/tag/version-2.1.3 CONFIRM
https://cheatsheetseries.owasp.org/cheatsheets/XML_External_Entity_Prevention_Cheat_Sheet.html
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200518-0002/ CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-05/msg00061.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2020:0719
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html
https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/commits/version-2.0.3
https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/issues/87
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4575-1/
UBUNTU USN-4575-1
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.velocity.apache.org%3E
MLIST [velocity-dev] 20201203 Use of external DTDs - CVE-2020-10683
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cdev.velocity.apache.org%3E
MLIST [velocity-dev] 20201203 Re: Use of external DTDs - CVE-2020-10683
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2021.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-10683

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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