Advisory Published

CVE-2023-2161: XEE

First published: Tue May 16 2023(Updated: )

A CWE-611: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference vulnerability exists that could cause unauthorized read access to the file system when a malicious configuration file is loaded on to the software by a local user. 


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Schneider-electric Opc Factory Server<3.63
Schneider-electric Opc Factory Server=3.63

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID of this vulnerability is CVE-2023-2161.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2023-2161?

    The severity of CVE-2023-2161 is medium with a CVSS score of 5.5.

  • What is the CWE ID of this vulnerability?

    The CWE ID of this vulnerability is CWE-611.

  • Which software is affected by CVE-2023-2161?

    The Schneider-electric Opc Factory Server version 3.63 is affected by CVE-2023-2161.

  • How can unauthorized read access to the file system be caused by CVE-2023-2161?

    Unauthorized read access to the file system can be caused by loading a malicious configuration file onto the software by a local user.


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