java-xmlbuilder up to 1.1 xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in java-xmlbuilder up to 1.1 (Programming Language Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function. 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 software 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, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 02/18/2023. The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-125087. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 1.2 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying the patch e6fddca201790abab4f2c274341c0bb8835c3e73 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:

Disable external entities by default to prevent XXE injection attacks





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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NVD Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: java-xmlbuilder 1.2
Patch: e6fddca201790abab4f2c274341c0bb8835c3e73


02/18/2023 Advisory disclosed
02/18/2023 +0 days CVE reserved
02/18/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/23/2023 +33 days VulDB last update


Advisory: e6fddca201790abab4f2c274341c0bb8835c3e73
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-125087 (🔒)


Created: 02/18/2023 02:05 PM
Updated: 03/23/2023 09:00 AM
Changes: 02/18/2023 02:05 PM (42), 03/23/2023 08:57 AM (3), 03/23/2023 09:00 AM (28)
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