Upstream information

CVE-2018-1285 at MITRE


Apache log4net versions before 2.0.10 do not disable XML external entities when parsing log4net configuration files. This allows for XXE-based attacks in applications that accept attacker-controlled log4net configuration files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 6.3
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1172193 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • log4net >= 1.2.10-78.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 log4net Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 log4net Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS log4net Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 log4net Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS log4net Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS log4net Unsupported

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun May 10 22:24:30 2020
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 23:52:39 2024