Upstream information

CVE-2016-2175 at MITRE

Description

Apache PDFBox before 1.8.12 and 2.x before 2.0.1 does not properly initialize the XML parsers, which allows context-dependent attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted PDF.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.48
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
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • apache-pdfbox >= 1.8.12-1.6
  • apache-pdfbox-javadoc >= 1.8.12-1.6
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA apache-pdfbox