Public Date:
924414: CVE-2013-1881 librsvg2: local resource access vulnerability due to XML External Entity enablement

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

GNOME libsvg before 2.39.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1881 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of librsvg2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 6 (librsvg2) RHSA-2014:0127 2014-02-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 librsvg2 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 librsvg2 Not affected