Detects 'XML External Entity (XXE)' vulnerability in Management Console in WSO2 API Manager and API Microgateway affects v. WSO2 API Manager through 3.1.0 and API Microgateway 2.2.0.
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WSO2 API Manager is an open-source platform for managing APIs and is widely used by businesses to ensure secure and efficient integration of applications. API Microgateway, on the other hand, is a lightweight and highly scalable solution that enables businesses to take control of their APIs. Both these tools are widely used for managing APIs across different environments, such as cloud-based and on-premises.
However, WSO2 API Manager through 3.1.0 and API Microgateway 2.2.0 has been found to have a vulnerability code named CVE-2020-24589. This vulnerability is related to XML External Entity injection (XXE) attacks. XXE is a type of attack that enables hackers to inject malicious code into an XML document, allowing them to gain unauthorized access to sensitive data.
If this vulnerability is exploited, it can lead to various types of attacks, such as denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, server-side request forgery (SSRF), and access to sensitive information. The hackers can use this vulnerability to gain access to confidential information, such as login credentials, intellectual property, and other sensitive data.
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