CVE-2017-5662

Metadata

high
7.9
batik
CVE-2017-5662
cve.mitre.org, openwall.com, ubuntu.com
2017-04-18
2017-10-23 14:20
CVE-2017-5662 batik
2017-07-20 21:31
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-06-15 02:33
2017-05-10 23:49
2017-05-09 17:03
2017-05-04 19:03
2017-04-20 05:03
2017-04-18 18:03

Description

In Apache Batik before 1.9, files lying on the filesystem of the server which uses batik can be revealed to arbitrary users who send maliciously formed SVG files. The file types that can be shown depend on the user context in which the exploitable application is running. If the user is root a full compromise of the server - including confidential or sensitive files - would be possible. XXE can also be used to attack the availability of the server via denial of service as the references within a xml document can trivially trigger an amplification attack.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful batik None
devel batik None
trusty batik 1.7.ubuntu-8ubuntu2.14.04.2
xenial batik None
zesty batik None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise batik ignored
precise/esm batik DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay batik DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core batik DNE
yakkety batik ignored

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream batik needs-triage