OSSA-2013-016: Unchecked user input in Swift XML responses

OSSA-2013-016: Unchecked user input in Swift XML responses

Date:June 13, 2013
CVE:CVE-2013-2161

Affects

  • Swift: All versions

Description

Alex Gaynor from Rackspace reported a vulnerability in XML handling within Swift account servers. Account strings were unescaped in XML listings, and an attacker could potentially generate unparsable or arbitrary XML responses which may be used to leverage other vulnerabilities in the calling software.

Credits

  • Alex Gaynor from Rackspace (CVE-2013-2161)
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