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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco SocialMiner Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco SocialMiner XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Read and Write Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039274
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12216   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 11.6(1)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco SocialMiner. A remote user can conduct XML external entity attacks to obtain files on the target system.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted XML External Entity (XXE) file that, when imported by the target administrator, will read and write files on the target system with the privileges of the target administrator.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf47946 to this vulnerability.

Pawel Gocyla reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can read and write files on the target system with the privileges of the target administrator.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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