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XML External Entity Injection Detected on Target Web Application

Netsparker detected a possible XML External Entity (XXE) injection. An XML External Entity attack is a type of attack against an application that parses XML input.

Impact

This attack occurs when XML input containing a reference to an external entity is processed by a weakly configured XML parser and it may lead to the disclosure of confidential data, denial of service, port scanning from the perspective of the machine where the parser is located.

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