EMC Documentum xCP up to 2.1 Patch 22/2.2 Patch 10 POST Request xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in EMC Documentum xCP up to 2.1 Patch 22/2.2 Patch 10 (Content Management System). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component POST Request Handler. 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 summary by CVE is:

EMC Documentum xCP 2.1 before patch 23 and 2.2 before patch 11 allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via a POST request containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

The weakness was disclosed 02/12/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at seclists.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-0882 since 12/16/2015. The attack may be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Applying the patch 2.1 Patch 23/2.2 Patch 11 is able to eliminate this problem.

The entry 80926 is pretty similar.






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Class: Xml external entity reference
CWE: CWE-611 / CWE-610
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: 2.1 Patch 23/2.2 Patch 11


12/16/2015 🔍
02/11/2016 +56 days 🔍
02/12/2016 +1 days 🔍
02/13/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/08/2022 +2337 days 🔍


Vendor: dellemc.com

Advisory: 135710
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-0882 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1034993

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Created: 02/13/2016 11:00 AM
Updated: 07/08/2022 03:19 AM
Changes: 02/13/2016 11:00 AM (53), 07/25/2018 08:26 AM (7), 07/08/2022 03:11 AM (4), 07/08/2022 03:19 AM (1)
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