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Security Bulletin: ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack when opening PDF documents

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ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack when opening PDF documents.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1835
DESCRIPTION: IBM Daeja Virtual is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Daeja ViewONE 5.0


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Change History

26 October 2018 - initial version published

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 January 2021