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Ubuntu: USN-3281-1 (CVE-2017-5661): Apache Fop vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3281-1 (CVE-2017-5661): Apache Fop vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/09/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

In Apache FOP before 2.2, files lying on the filesystem of the server which uses FOP can be revealed to arbitrary users who send maliciously formed SVG files. The file types that can be shown depend on the user context in which the exploitable application is running. If the user is root a full compromise of the server - including confidential or sensitive files - would be possible. XXE can also be used to attack the availability of the server via denial of service as the references within a xml document can trivially trigger an amplification attack.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libfop-java

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