In Eclipse Sphinx™ before version 0.13.1, Apache Xerces XML Parser was used without disabling processing of referenced external entities allowing the injection of arbitrary definitions which is able to access local files and expose their contents via HTTP requests.
Published 2022-08-16 10:15:08
Updated 2022-08-18 11:53:16
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-2838

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 47 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-2838

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-2838

  • 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:
    • cve@mitre.org (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-2838

Products affected by CVE-2022-2838

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