CVE-2018-11761

NameCVE-2018-11761
DescriptionIn Apache Tika 0.1 to 1.18, the XML parsers were not configured to limit entity expansion. They were therefore vulnerable to an entity expansion vulnerability which can lead to a denial of service attack.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tika (PTS)jessie1.5-1vulnerable
sid1.5-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tikasource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[jessie] - tika <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/09/19/4
When fixing this issue the fix needs to be made complete to not open
CVE-2018-11796.

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