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Vulnerability of IBM QRadar: external XML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can transmit malicious XML data to IBM QRadar, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service on the host system.
Vulnerable software: QRadar SIEM.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/06/2020.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 6220154, CVE-2020-4509, VIGILANCE-VUL-32431.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can transmit malicious XML data to IBM QRadar, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as QRadar SIEM.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note 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 weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM QRadar: patch for XML External Entity Injection.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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