An Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference vulnerability in RPCRouterServlet of Apache SOAP allows an attacker to read arbitrary files over HTTP. This issue affects Apache SOAP version 2.2 and later versions. It is unknown whether previous versions are also affected. NOTE: This vulnerability only affects products that are no longer supported by the maintainer
Published 2022-09-22 09:15:10
Updated 2024-05-17 02:13:27
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Vulnerability category: XML external entity (XXE) injection

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-40705

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 37 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-40705

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-40705

  • 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)
    • security@apache.org (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-40705

Products affected by CVE-2022-40705

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