Upstream information

CVE-2016-9180 at MITRE

Description

perl-XML-Twig: The option to `expand_external_ents`, documented as controlling external entity expansion in XML::Twig does not work. External entities are always expanded, regardless of the option's setting.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.4 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1008644 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 perl-XML-Twig Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 perl-XML-Twig Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 perl-XML-Twig Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS perl-XML-Twig Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 perl-XML-Twig Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 perl-XML-Twig Affected