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Vulnerability of dom4j: external XML entity injection via XML Injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via XML Injection to dom4j, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: Debian, SnapCenter Backup Management, Snap Creator Framework, SnapManager, openSUSE Leap, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, Red Hat SSO, SAP ERP, NetWeaver, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/09/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CST-7312, CVE-2018-1000632, DLA-1517-1, NTAP-20190530-0001, openSUSE-SU-2018:2931-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3998-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:4045-1, RHSA-2019:0362-01, RHSA-2019:0364-01, RHSA-2019:0365-01, RHSA-2019:0380-01, RHSA-2019:1159-01, RHSA-2019:1160-01, RHSA-2019:1161-01, RHSA-2019:1162-01, SUSE-SU-2018:3424-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3908-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27312.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can transmit malicious XML data via XML Injection to dom4j, in order to read a file, scan sites, or trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, SnapCenter Backup Management, Snap Creator Framework, SnapManager, openSUSE Leap, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, Red Hat SSO, SAP ERP, NetWeaver, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert 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 cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new dom4j packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: dom4j 1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1

Liferay Portal: solution for Libraries.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

NetApp: solution for dom4j.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new dom4j packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: dom4j 1.6.1-lp150.3.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new dom4j packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: dom4j 1.6.1-31.3.2

Red Hat JBoss EAP: version 7.1.6.
The version 7.1.6 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_jboss_enterprise_application_platform/?version=7.1

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: version 6.4.22.
New packages are available for RHEL 5, RHEL 6 and RHEL 7, as indicated in information sources.

Red Hat Single Sign-On: version 7.2.6.
The version 7.2.6 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?downloadType=securityPatches&product=core.service.rhsso&version=7.2

SAP: solution of June 2020.
The solution is available on the SAP site:
  https://support.sap.com/securitynotes

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new dom4j packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: dom4j 1.6.1-8.3.8.1

SUSE LE 15: new dom4j packages (10/12/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: dom4j 1.6.1-bp150.2.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new dom4j packages (27/11/2018).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: dom4j 1.6.1-4.3.2
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