Apache Roller XML-RPC susceptible to XML Extended Entity attacks

by Adam Baldwin

Summary

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation CVE: CVE-2014-0030

Versions Affected:

  • Roller 4.0.0 and 4.0.1
  • Roller 5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2
  • The unsupported Roller 3.1 release is also affected

Description

Roller's XML-RPC protocol support was susceptible to XML Extended Entity based attacks. This vulnerability exists even if XML-RPC is disabled via the Roller Admin Console.

Mitigation

  • Roller 4.0 and 4.0.1 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.3
  • Roller 5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.3
  • Roller 3.1 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.3

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