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Security Bulletin: ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack via HTTP payload (CVE-2019-4456)

Security Bulletin


A specially crafted XML payload to the ViewONE service can result in a denial of service attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4456
DESCRIPTION: IBM Daeja ViewONE Professional, Standard & Virtual is vulnerable to an 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 Virtual 5.0 - 5.0.6


Fixes for the vulnerability are included in Daeja ViewONE Virtual 5.0.5 iFix 14 and all released from Daeja ViewONE Virtual 5.0.6 iFix 2

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Change History

26 July 2019: Original version published

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Internal Use Only

PR:139484 | A:16942

Document Location


[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU004","label":"Hybrid Cloud"},"Product":{"code":"SSTPHR","label":"Daeja ViewONE"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF002","label":"AIX"},{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"},{"code":"PF033","label":"Windows"}],"Version":"5.0.5;5.0.6","Edition":"Virtual"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
26 July 2019