Information Exposure Affecting org.directwebremoting:dwr Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,2.0.11) [3-alpha,3.0.RC3)

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  • published

    5 Apr 2015

  • disclosed

    24 Nov 2014

  • credit

    Takeshi Terada

How to fix?

Upgrade org.directwebremoting:dwr to version 2.0.11, 3.0.RC3 or higher.


org.directwebremoting:dwr is a Java library that enables Java on the server and JavaScript in a browser to interact and call each other

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. The (1) DOMConverter, (2) JDOMConverter, (3) DOM4JConverter, and (4) XOMConverter functions in allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via DOM data containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.