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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS03OHZ2LXFqNzMtaDltNc32LQ

Improper Restriction of Recursive Entity References in DTDs in Apache POI

Apache POI in versions prior to release 3.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a specially crafted OOXML file, aka an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: Moderate
Classification: General
Published: almost 2 years ago
Updated: about 1 year ago

CVSS Score: 5.5
CVSS vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Identifiers: GHSA-78vv-qj73-h9m5, CVE-2017-5644
References: Blast Radius: 26.8

Affected Packages

Dependent packages: 2,109
Dependent repositories: 75,041
Affected Version Ranges: < 3.15
Fixed in: 3.15
All affected versions: 3.10.1
All unaffected versions: 4.0.0, 4.0.1, 4.1.0, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 5.0.0, 5.1.0, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.2.4, 5.2.5