Is Spectrum vulnerable to CVE-2017-12621 vulnerability?

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CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

CVE-2017-12621 vulnerability describes that during Jelly (xml) file parsing with Apache Xerces, if a custom doctype entity is declared with a "SYSTEM" entity with a URL and that entity is used in the body of the Jelly file, during parser instantiation the parser will attempt to connect to said URL. This could lead to XML External Entity (XXE) attacks in Apache Commons Jelly before 1.0.1.



Is Spectrum affected by this CVE-2017-12621 vulnerability?

Environment

All Spectrum versions

Resolution

No, Spectrum is not affected by this vulnerability. Spectrum is not using Apache Commons Jelly.

Additional Information

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-12621