gturri aXMLRPC up to 1.12.0 ResponseParser xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in gturri aXMLRPC up to 1.12.0. This vulnerability affects the function ResponseParser of the file src/main/java/de/timroes/axmlrpc/ 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:

A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in gturri aXMLRPC up to 1.12.0. This vulnerability affects the function ResponseParser of the file src/main/java/de/timroes/axmlrpc/ The manipulation leads to xml external entity reference. Upgrading to version 1.14.0 is able to address this issue. The patch is identified as 456752ebc1ef4c0db980cb5b01a0b3cd0a9e0bae. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. VDB-217450 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

The weakness was published 01/25/2024 as 456752ebc1ef4c0db980cb5b01a0b3cd0a9e0bae. The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-36641. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

Upgrading to version 1.14.0 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying the patch 456752ebc1ef4c0db980cb5b01a0b3cd0a9e0bae is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. The advisory contains the following remark:

This commit fixes the issue described on

Similar entries are available at VDB-249794 and VDB-249795.






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

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: aXMLRPC 1.14.0
Patch: 456752ebc1ef4c0db980cb5b01a0b3cd0a9e0bae


01/05/2023 CVE reserved
01/05/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/25/2024 +384 days Advisory disclosed
02/13/2024 +19 days VulDB entry last update


Advisory: 456752ebc1ef4c0db980cb5b01a0b3cd0a9e0bae
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-36641 (🔒)
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Created: 01/05/2023 12:34 PM
Updated: 02/13/2024 10:02 PM
Changes: 01/05/2023 12:34 PM (45), 01/28/2023 03:53 PM (2), 01/28/2023 03:59 PM (28), 02/13/2024 09:57 PM (7), 02/13/2024 10:02 PM (1)
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Committer: gturri
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