NetIQ Identity Manager Plugins up to 4.6.0 XML Data xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in NetIQ Identity Manager Plugins up to 4.6.0. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component XML Data Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a xml external entity reference vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-611. The product processes an XML document that can contain XML entities with URIs that resolve to documents outside of the intended sphere of control, causing the product to embed incorrect documents into its output. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The NetIQ Identity Manager Plugins before 4.6.1 contained various XML External XML Entity (XXE) handling flaws that could be used by attackers to leak information or cause denial of service attacks.

The bug was discovered 09/25/2017. The weakness was presented 03/01/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at novell.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-7426 since 04/05/2017. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 157 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 4.6.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

See VDB-208865, VDB-208866, VDB-208867 and VDB-208868 for similar entries.

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Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
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Remote: Yes

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Identity Manager Plugins 4.6.1

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04/05/2017 🔍
09/25/2017 +173 days 🔍
03/01/2018 +157 days 🔍
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03/02/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/16/2023 +1812 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: microfocus.com

Advisory: novell.com
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CVE: CVE-2017-7426 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 03/02/2018 07:55 AM
Updated: 02/16/2023 11:18 AM
Changes: 03/02/2018 07:55 AM (58), 01/09/2020 04:18 PM (2), 02/16/2023 11:18 AM (14)
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