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CVE-2013-1643

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-02-20
Bugzilla: 918187: CVE-2013-1643 php: Ability to read arbitrary files due use of external entities while parsing SOAP WSDL files
IAVA: 2013-A-0179

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The SOAP parser in PHP before 5.3.23 and 5.4.x before 5.4.13 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a SOAP WSDL file containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue in the soap_xmlParseFile and soap_xmlParseMemory functions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2013-1824.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1643 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
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 Enterprise Linux version 5 (php) RHSA-2013:1814 December 11, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (php53) RHSA-2013:1307 September 30, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (php) RHSA-2013:1615 November 20, 2013

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