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Vulnerability of Dom4J: external XML entity injection via SaxReader

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via SaxReader() to Dom4J, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: Debian, openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/05/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2020-10683, DLA-2191-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0719-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-32161.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via SaxReader() to Dom4J, in order t...
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Workarounds for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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