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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-7503

Red Hat JBoss EAP: external XML entity injection via javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory to Red Hat JBoss EAP, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: JBoss EAP by Red Hat.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/05/2017.
Identifiers: 1451960, CVE-2017-7503, VIGILANCE-VUL-22769.

Description of the vulnerability

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