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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft .NET Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft .NET XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036291
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036291
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3255   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 12 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0 SP2, 3.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4.5.2, 4.6, 4.6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft .NET. A remote user can conduct XML external entity attacks to obtain files on the target system.

A remote user can supply specially crafted XML External Entity (XXE) data to the target interface that, when processed by the target interface, will read arbitrary files on the target system with the privileges of the target service.

Michael Weber and Henrique Arcoverde of NCC Group reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can read arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-091

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-091 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (7), Windows (8), Windows (10), Windows (Vista)
Underlying OS Comments:  Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1, 8, 8.1, 2012, 2012 R2, RT 8.1, 10, 10 Version 1511

Message History:   None.


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