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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Apache Batik Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Batik SVG File XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038334
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038334
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5662   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 20 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 - 1.8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Batik. A remote user can conduct XML external entity attacks to obtain files on the target system.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted SVG file to the target interface to read files on the target system with the privileges of the target service.

Lars Krapf of Adobe and Pierre Ernst at Salesforce independently reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can read files on the target system with the privileges of the target service.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.9).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://xmlgraphics.apache.org/security.html

Vendor URL:  xmlgraphics.apache.org/security.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Java, Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 10 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Apache Batik SVG File XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS.
Aug 14 2017 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM WebSphere Portal) Apache Batik SVG File XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
IBM has issued a fix for IBM WebSphere Portal.
Aug 29 2017 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite) Apache Batik SVG File XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite.
Aug 29 2017 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Red Hat JBoss BRMS) Apache Batik SVG File XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat JBoss BRMS.



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