DescriptionSimpleXML (latest version 2.7.1) is vulnerable to an XXE vulnerability resulting SSRF, information disclosure, DoS and so on.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs888547

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
simple-xml (PTS)stretch2.7.1-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.7.1-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - simple-xml <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - simple-xml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - simple-xml <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixing commit in a new fork of the library (which is renamed simple-xml-safe):

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