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Unable to disable XML Entity Expansion while parsing XML payload



The requirement is to have configuration options to disable or limit XML Entity Expansion while parsing XML payloads.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce


Root Cause

Pega Service REST XML parser logic processes the DOCTYPE tags inside the request XML which must be disallowed to prevent XXE attacks.


Apply HFix-46153.


Published August 25, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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