Upstream information

CVE-2018-1000632 at MITRE


dom4j version prior to version 2.1.1 contains a CWE-91: XML Injection vulnerability in Class: Element. Methods: addElement, addAttribute that can result in an attacker tampering with XML documents through XML injection. This attack appear to be exploitable via an attacker specifying attributes or elements in the XML document. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.1.1 or later.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 6.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1105443 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Manager Server 3.0
  • dom4j >= 1.6.1-27.4.1
SUSE Manager Server 3.1
  • dom4j >= 1.6.1-3.3.2
SUSE Manager Server 3.2
  • dom4j >= 1.6.1-27.4.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • dom4j >= 1.6.1-31.3.2
  • dom4j-demo >= 1.6.1-31.3.2
  • dom4j-javadoc >= 1.6.1-31.3.2
  • dom4j-manual >= 1.6.1-31.3.2

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • dom4j >= 1.6.1-

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 dom4j In progress
SUSE Manager Server 3.0 dom4j Released
SUSE Manager Server 3.1 dom4j Released
SUSE Manager Server 3.2 dom4j Released