CVE-2017-9801 - Improper Input Validation

Severity: High2021-12-08

Security Advisories


When a call-site passes a subject for an email that contains line-breaks in Apache Commons Email 1.0 through 1.4, the caller can add arbitrary SMTP headers.

The Oxygen XML products incorporates the Apache Commons Email as a third-party library. This advisory was opened to address the potential impact of this third-party library vulnerability.

Affected Products/Versions

ProductSeverityFixed Release Availability
Oxygen Content Fusion 4.1 and olderHigh Oxygen Content Fusion 4.1.2 build 2021112414





Severity: high

CVSS Score: 7.5

The Apache Commons Email third-party library used by Oxygen XML software products is an affected version mentioned in CVE-2017-9801 vulnerability description.

Starting with Oxygen Content Fusion version 4.1, the Apache Commons Email was updated to version 1.5, which includes a fix for CVE-2017-9801.

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