The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of Spring Data: external XML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to Spring Data, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: Spring Framework.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/05/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-1259, VIGILANCE-VUL-26090.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to Spring Data, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This threat alert impacts software or systems such as Spring Framework.

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

Solutions for this threat 

Spring Data: fixed versions.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides a network vulnerability patch. The Vigil@nce computer vulnerability tracking service alerts your teams of vulnerabilities or threats impacting your information system.