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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-10889

WordPress TablePress: external XML entity injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data to WordPress TablePress, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/11/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-10889, JVN#05398317, VIGILANCE-VUL-24429.

Description of the vulnerability

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