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Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:34:14 -0700
From: Ian Zimmerman <>
Subject: Re: Apache XML Graphics FOP information disclosure vulnerability

On 2017-04-18 09:18, Simon Steiner wrote:

> CVE-2017-5661:
>  Apache XML Graphics FOP information disclosure vulnerability


> Description:

>  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.

Was this a copy and paste accident?

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