CVE-2018-1000632

NameCVE-2018-1000632
Descriptiondom4j version prior to version 2.1.1 contains a CWE-91: XML Injection vulnerability in Class: Element. Methods: addElement, addAttribute that can result in an attacker tampering with XML documents through XML injection. This attack appear to be exploitable via an attacker specifying attributes or elements in the XML document. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.1.1 or later.
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ReferencesDLA-1517-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dom4j (PTS)jessie1.6.1+dfsg.3-2vulnerable
jessie (security)1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.1.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dom4jsource(unstable)2.1.1-1low
dom4jsourcejessie1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb8u1mediumDLA-1517-1
dom4jsourcestretch1.6.1+dfsg.3-2+deb9u1medium

Notes

https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/commit/e598eb43d418744c4dbf62f647dd2381c9ce9387
https://github.com/dom4j/dom4j/issues/48

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