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CVE-2011-5245

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2011-12-30
CWE:
CWE-611
Bugzilla:
785631: CVE-2011-5245 CVE-2012-0818 RESTEasy: XML eXternal Entity (XXE) flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The readFrom function in providers.jaxb.JAXBXmlTypeProvider in RESTEasy before 2.3.2 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an external entity reference in a Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) input, aka an XML external entity (XXE) injection attack, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2012-0818.

Find out more about CVE-2011-5245 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss BPMS 6.0 RHSA-2014:0371 2014-04-03
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:0519 2012-04-25
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:1056 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2012:1125 2012-07-31
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1059 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1059 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1058 2012-07-05
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.2 RHSA-2012:0441 2012-04-02
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1058 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:1057 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1058 2012-07-05
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (resteasy) RHSA-2012:1059 2012-07-05
RHEV-M for Servers (org.ovirt.engine-root) RHSA-2012:0421 2012-03-26
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0 RHSA-2014:0372 2014-04-03