Apache Solr XML External Entity(XXE) Vulnerability-01 Jan-14

Published: 2014-01-29 10:59:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Summary:
This host is installed with Apache Solr and is prone to xml external entity vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to error in 'DocumentAnalysisRequestHandler' when parsing XML entities.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to gain potentially sensitive information and potentially perform other more advanced XXE attacks.

Affected Versions:
Apache Solr before version 4.3.1

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Apache Solr version 4.3.1 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-6408

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64009

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/55542
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/29/2
http://lucene.apache.org/solr

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.4

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