3breadt dd-plist 1.17 xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in 3breadt dd-plist 1.17 and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing. 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 released 02/18/2023 as 26. The advisory is available at github.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-15026. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version 1.18 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at github.com. Applying the patch 8c954e8d9f6f6863729e50105a8abf3f87fff74c is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. The advisory contains the following remark:

Take steps to guard against external XXE attacks





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: dd-plist 1.18
Patch: 8c954e8d9f6f6863729e50105a8abf3f87fff74c


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: 26
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2016-15026 (🔒)


Created: 02/18/2023 09:03 PM
Updated: 03/23/2023 09:24 AM
Changes: 02/18/2023 09:03 PM (43), 03/23/2023 09:23 AM (2), 03/23/2023 09:24 AM (28)
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