Published: 09 April 2018
This vulnerability in Apache Solr 1.2 to 6.6.2 and 7.0.0 to 7.2.1 relates to an XML external entity expansion (XXE) in the `&dataConfig=<inlinexml>` parameter of Solr's DataImportHandler. It can be used as XXE using file/ftp/http protocols in order to read arbitrary local files from the Solr server or the internal network.
From the Ubuntu security team
It was discovered that Apache Solr has a XML external entity expansion (XXE) vulnerability. A attacker could use it to read arbitrary local files.
CVSS 3 base score: 7.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri)||
|Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)||
|Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)||
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)||
|Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)||
(end of standard support, was needed)
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)