SugarCRM up to 6.5.16 RSSDashlet Dashlet RSSDashlet.php XML Request xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability has been found in SugarCRM up to 6.5.16 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the file RSSDashlet.php of the component RSSDashlet Dashlet. The manipulation as part of a XML Request leads to a xml external entity vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-611. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 06/18/2014. The weakness was released 02/01/2018 by pnig0s (pnig0s) as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-3244 since 05/06/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1324 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 6.5.17 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 68102).



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.2

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: XML External Entity
CWE: CWE-611
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 867141
OpenVAS Name: SugarCRM 6.5.16 XXE Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: SugarCRM 6.5.17


05/06/2014 🔍
06/17/2014 +42 days 🔍
06/18/2014 +1 days 🔍
02/01/2018 +1324 days 🔍
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02/02/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/02/2021 +1096 days 🔍


Researcher: pnig0s (pnig0s)
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-3244 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 68102 - SugarCRM 'RSSDashlet.php' XML External Entity Injection Vulnerability
OSVDB: 108239 - CVE-2014-3244 - Sugarcrm - Sugarcrm - High


Created: 02/02/2018 07:55 AM
Updated: 02/02/2021 01:31 PM
Changes: (3) advisory_person_name exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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