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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-6814) ELSA-2017-2486: groovy security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-6814) ELSA-2017-2486: groovy security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/17/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

When an application with unsupported Codehaus versions of Groovy from 1.7.0 to 2.4.3, Apache Groovy 2.4.4 to 2.4.7 on classpath uses standard Java serialization mechanisms, e.g. to communicate between servers or to store local data, it was possible for an attacker to bake a special serialized object that will execute code directly when deserialized. All applications which rely on serialization and do not isolate the code which deserializes objects were subject to this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-groovy
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-groovy-javadoc

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