Restlet 1.1.10 Endpoint xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in Restlet 1.1.10. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component Endpoint. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a xml external entity reference vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

An XML eXternal Entity (XXE) issue exists in Restlet 1.1.10 in an endpoint using XML transport, which lets a remote attacker obtain sensitive information.

The weakness was released 12/18/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-2656. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-230374, VDB-242923, VDB-244031 and VDB-249543.




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

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05/14/2012 🔍
12/18/2019 +2774 days 🔍
12/19/2019 +1 days 🔍
03/15/2024 +1548 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2012-2656 (🔍)
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Created: 12/19/2019 03:45 PM
Updated: 03/15/2024 11:50 AM
Changes: 12/19/2019 03:45 PM (34), 12/19/2019 03:50 PM (16), 03/15/2024 11:50 AM (4)
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