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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack when
opening PDF documents
26 October 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Daeja ViewONE
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1835
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Security Bulletin: ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack when opening PDF
More support for: Daeja ViewONE
Component: PDF Module
Software version: 5.0
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0733815
Modified date: 26 October 2018
ViewONE is vulnerable to XXE attack when opening PDF documents.
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
150514 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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