IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services XML external entity information disclosure

ibm-spss-cve20134069-xxe (86621) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services Deployment Portal application is vulnerable to an XML external entity attack. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information, which could be used to launch further attacks against the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1660191 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1660191: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services.
  • CVE-2013-4069: The Portal application in IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services 4.2.1 before 4.2.1.3 IF3 and 5.0 before FP3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services 4.2.1
  • IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services 5.0

Reported:

Dec 16, 2013

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