USB Pratirodh usb.xml xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in USB Pratirodh (affected version unknown). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the file usb.xml. 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, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

USB Pratirodh allows remote attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via XML data in usb.xml.

The bug was discovered 03/16/2017. The weakness was disclosed 03/23/2017 by Sachin Wagh (tiger_tigerboy) as not defined mailinglist post (Full-Disclosure). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-6895 since 03/14/2017. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:usb.xml it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The entry 98478 is pretty similar.



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VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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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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Status: Not defined
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03/14/2017 🔍
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03/24/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/15/2022 +2062 days 🔍


Advisory: 141652
Researcher: Sachin Wagh (tiger_tigerboy)
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-6895 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 96936 - USB Pratirodh CVE-2017-6895 XML External Entity Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-6895 - USB Pratirodh - XML External Entity Issue

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Created: 03/24/2017 07:39 AM
Updated: 11/15/2022 07:42 AM
Changes: 03/24/2017 07:39 AM (63), 09/13/2020 10:26 AM (2), 11/15/2022 07:42 AM (4)
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