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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4152

The Spring OXM wrapper in Spring Framework before 3.2.4 and 4.0.0.M1, when using the JAXB marshaller, does not disable entity resolution, which allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, and conduct CSRF attacks via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference in a (1) DOMSource, (2) StAXSource, (3) SAXSource, or (4) StreamSource, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.
Publish Date : 2014-01-23 Last Update Date : 2022-04-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceCSRF
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2842-1 libspring-java - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22298 unix
DSA-2857-1 libspring-java - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22246 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4152

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 M1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 M3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 M4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0 M2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0.m2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.0.m1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Springsource Spring Framework 3.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Spring Framework * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Vmware Spring Framework 3.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Vmware Spring Framework 4.0.0 Milestone1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Springsource Spring Framework 15
Vmware Spring Framework 12

- References For CVE-2013-4152
FULLDISC 20131102 XXE Injection in Spring Framework
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0254
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0400
BUGTRAQ 20130822 CVE-2013-4152 XML External Entity (XXE) injection in Spring Framework CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0245
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0212
BID 61951 Spring Framework CVE-2013-4152 Multiple XML External Entity Injection Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-04-22

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4152

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