LatexDraw up to 4.0 SVG File xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in LatexDraw up to 4.0. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component SVG File 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. The summary by CVE is:

LatexDraw version <=4.0 contains a XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability in SVG parsing functionality that can result in disclosure of data, server side request forgery, port scanning, possible rce. This attack appear to be exploitable via Specially crafted SVG file.

The bug was discovered 08/05/2018. The weakness was disclosed 08/20/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at 0dd.zone. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-1000639 since 08/20/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 15 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.1
VulDB Temp Score: 7.1
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NVD Base Score: 9.6
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

08/05/2018 🔍
08/20/2018 +14 days 🔍
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08/21/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/02/2023 +1715 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: 10
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-1000639 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 08/21/2018 07:16 AM
Updated: 05/02/2023 04:57 PM
Changes: 08/21/2018 07:16 AM (55), 03/17/2020 08:15 AM (1), 05/02/2023 04:57 PM (3)
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