IBM FileNet

CVE-2016-3055FileNet Workplace is susceptible to the XXE and XmlBomb vulnerability.


Vulnerability description

IBM FileNet Workplace is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)


Affected Products and Versions

FileNet Workplace 4.0.2



 Download FileNet Workplace LA012 ( from IBM Fix Central.

Here is a direct link to the fix*&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=

Installation instructions are included with the LA fix.


Workarounds and Mitigations



Related information


Change History

 22 July 2016: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


Jakub Kałużny

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