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CVE-2013-4701

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-11
Bugzilla: 999687: CVE-2013-4701 php-pear-Auth-OpenID: XML External Entity issue allows for reading arbitrary files or excessive resource consumption

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Auth/Yadis/XML.php in PHP OpenID Library 2.2.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, send HTTP requests to intranet servers, or cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via XRDS data containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4701 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 5.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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