CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Dec 13, 2023
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 617


CVE-2023-34194, also known as CWE-617, is a vulnerability found in TinyXML versions up to 2.6.2. The vulnerability resides in the TiXmlDeclaration::Parse function in tinyxmlparser.cpp and can be exploited by a crafted XML document containing a '\0' character after whitespace. This vulnerability has a high severity rating and a CVSS score of 7.5. It affects multiple products, including kUOUqw, kUOUqx, kUOUqy, and others. No user interaction or privileges are required for exploitation, and the attack can occur over a network. The potential danger it poses to organizations is the possibility of an application exit or assertion failure when processing malicious XML documents. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their TinyXML version to one that is not affected by the issue.

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