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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-40690

All versions of Apache Santuario - XML Security for Java prior to 2.2.3 and 2.1.7 are vulnerable to an issue where the "secureValidation" property is not passed correctly when creating a KeyInfo from a KeyInfoReference element. This allows an attacker to abuse an XPath Transform to extract any local .xml files in a RetrievalMethod element.
Publish Date : 2021-09-19 Last Update Date : 2021-12-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-40690

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache CXF 3.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Tomee * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Xml Security For Java * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache CXF 1
Apache Tomee 1
Apache Xml Security For Java 1
Debian Debian Linux 3

- References For CVE-2021-40690

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r8848751b6a5dd78cc9e99d627e74fecfaffdfa1bb615dce827aad633%40%3Cdev.santuario.apache.org%3E
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-5010
DEBIAN DSA-5010
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cuser.poi.apache.org%3E
MLIST [poi-user] 20210923 Re: CVE-2021-40690 on xmlsec jar
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/09/msg00015.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20210927 [SECURITY] [DLA 2767-1] libxml-security-java security update
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.cxf.apache.org%3E
MLIST [cxf-issues] 20211027 [jira] [Created] (CXF-8613) High Security issues reported with Apache Santuario library bundled in CXF 3.4.4
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20211028 [jira] [Updated] (TOMEE-3798) TomEE (8.0.8) is affected by CVE-2021-40690 vulnerability
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20210923 [jira] [Assigned] (TOMEE-3798) TomEE (8.0.8) is affected by CVE-2021-40690 vulnerability
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20210923 [jira] [Resolved] (TOMEE-3798) TomEE (8.0.8) is affected by CVE-2021-40690 vulnerability
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20210923 [jira] [Updated] (TOMEE-3798) TomEE (8.0.8) is affected by CVE-2021-40690 vulnerability
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20210922 [tomee] 02/02: Update xmlsec to 2.2.3 to mitigate CVE-2021-40690
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Ccommits.tomee.apache.org%3E
MLIST [tomee-commits] 20210923 [jira] [Created] (TOMEE-3798) TomEE (8.0.8) is affected by CVE-2021-40690 vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-40690

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


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