When opening a malicious solution file provided by an attacker, the application suffers from an XML external entity vulnerability due to an unsafe call within a dynamic link library file. An attacker could exploit this to pass data from local files to a remote web server, leading to a loss of confidentiality.
Published 2022-04-01 23:15:12
Updated 2022-04-12 16:08:19
Source ICS-CERT
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1018

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 15 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-1018

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.8
3.6
ICS-CERT
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1018

  • 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:
    • ics-cert@hq.dhs.gov (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-1018

Products affected by CVE-2022-1018

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