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XML parsing vulnerable to XXE #339

jimsteel opened this Issue Apr 19, 2016 · 1 comment


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jimsteel commented Apr 19, 2016

It seems like HAPI's XML input may be vulnerable to XXE attacks (

I'm not sure whether the use of external entities is desirable. If not, a fix like might be fairly simple.


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jamesagnew commented Apr 19, 2016

Hi Jim, thanks for the report! I had a look and yes, this is a vulnerability in both the XML parser as well as the Schema validator. Will commit a fix shortly.

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