BlackBerry AtHoc up to 7.6 Management System XML Data xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in BlackBerry AtHoc up to 7.6. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component Management System. The manipulation as part of a XML Data 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:

An XML External Entity Injection (XXE) vulnerability in the Management System (console) of BlackBerry AtHoc versions earlier than 7.6 HF-567 could allow an attacker to potentially read arbitrary local files from the application server or make requests on the network by entering maliciously crafted XML in an existing field.

The bug was discovered 03/21/2019. The weakness was presented 03/21/2019. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-8997 since 02/21/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Applying the patch 7.6 HF-567 is able to eliminate this problem.

See VDB-114420 for similar entry.






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

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Patch: 7.6 HF-567


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08/04/2023 +1596 days 🔍


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CVE: CVE-2019-8997 (🔍)
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Created: 03/22/2019 09:15 AM
Updated: 08/04/2023 11:00 AM
Changes: 03/22/2019 09:15 AM (55), 05/19/2020 08:21 AM (1), 08/04/2023 11:00 AM (4)
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