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vulnerability alert CVE-2018-1730

IBM QRadar SIEM: external XML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to IBM QRadar SIEM, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: QRadar SIEM.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service.
Provenance: document.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 03/12/2018.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2018-AVI-584, CVE-2018-1730, ibm10742741, VIGILANCE-VUL-27941.

Description of the vulnerability

XML data can contain external entities (DTD): <!ENTITY name SYSTEM "file"> ...
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