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Security Bulletin:AppScan Source vulnerable to denial of service caused by an XML External Entity (CVE-2016-3033)

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Summary

IBM AppScan Source is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3033

DESCRIPTION:
IBM AppScan Source is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114594 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security AppScan Source 8.7, 8.8, 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

08 August 2016 : Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security AppScan Source

Software version: 8.7, 8.7.0.1, 8.8, 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, 9.0.3, 9.0.3.1, 9.0.3.2, 9.0.3.3

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #: 1987326

Modified date: 08 August 2016