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JVNDB-2017-000236

WordPress plugin "TablePress" vulnerable to improper restriction of XML external entity (XXE) references

Overview

The WordPress plugin "TablePress" is a plugin to create and manage tables on WordPress site. TablePress contains a vulnerability where XML external entity (XXE) references are not properly restricted (CWE-611).

Yuji Tounai of NTT Communications Corporation reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics: 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products


tablepress.org
  • TablePress prior to version 1.8.1

Impact

An arbitrary file on the server may be accessed by users who can access the configuration page of the plugin (users with Author or higher role).
Solution

[Update the plugin]
Update the plugin according to the information provided by the developer.
Vendor Information

tablepress.org
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2017-10889
References

  1. JVN : JVN#05398317
Revision History

[2017/11/14]
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