XML External Entity Reference on 52North WPS

Posted date 18/12/2023
4 - High
Affected Resources

WPS, versiones anteriores a 4.0.0-beta.11.


INCIBE has coordinated the publication of 1 vulnerability affecting 52North WPS in versions up to 4.0.0-beta.11, which has been discovered by Angel Heredia Perez of Telefónica Tech.

This vulnerability has been assigned the following base score CVSS v3.1, CVSS vector and vulnerability type CWE:

  • CVE-2023-6280: CVSS v3.1: 7.2 | CVSS: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:L | CWE-611.

The product is at the end of its life cycle.


CVE-2023-6280: An XXE (XML External Entity) vulnerability has been detected in 52North WPS affecting versions prior to 4.0.0-beta.11. This vulnerability allows the use of external entities in its WebProcessingService servlet for an attacker to retrieve files by making HTTP requests to the internal network.