Public Date:
947842: CVE-2013-1915 mod_security: Vulnerable to XXE attacks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ModSecurity before 2.7.3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, send HTTP requests to intranet servers, or cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, aka an XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1915 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 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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