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Ubuntu: USN-5946-1 (CVE-2021-39145): XStream vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5946-1 (CVE-2021-39145): XStream vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/23/2021
Created
03/29/2023
Added
03/22/2023
Modified
05/01/2023

Description

XStream is a simple library to serialize objects to XML and back again. In affected versions this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to load and execute arbitrary code from a remote host only by manipulating the processed input stream. No user is affected, who followed the recommendation to setup XStream's security framework with a whitelist limited to the minimal required types. XStream 1.4.18 uses no longer a blacklist by default, since it cannot be secured for general purpose.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxstream-java

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