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CVE-2023-42344 Scanner

Detects 'XML External Entity (XXE)' vulnerability in OpenCMS affects v. before 10.5.1.


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Vulnerability Overview

OpenCMS is susceptible to an XXE vulnerability due to improper handling of XML requests. This flaw enables attackers to perform unauthorized actions on the OpenCMS server, including data extraction and server-side request forgery (SSRF).

Vulnerability Details

The vulnerability arises from the OpenCMS's failure to adequately sanitize XML input in certain API endpoints. Successful exploitation allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or interact with internal systems.

Possible Effects

Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to sensitive data exposure, unauthorized system access, and potential compromise of the OpenCMS server.

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