Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libxstream-java (DLA-2616-1)

Published: 2021-04-04 03:00:15
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libxstream-java' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2616-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
In XStream there is a vulnerability which may allow a remote attacker to load and execute arbitrary code from a remote host only by manipulating the processed input stream. The type hierarchies for java.io.InputStream, java.nio.channels.Channel, javax.activation.DataSource and javax.sql.rowsel.BaseRowSet are now blacklisted as well as the individual types com.sun.corba.se.impl.activation.ServerTableEntry, com.sun.tools.javac.processing.JavacProcessingEnvironment$NameProcessIterator, sun.awt.datatransfer.DataTransferer$IndexOrderComparator, and sun.swing.SwingLazyValue. Additionally the internal type Accessor$GetterSetterReflection of JAXB, the internal types MethodGetter$PrivilegedGetter and ServiceFinder$ServiceNameIterator of JAX-WS, all inner classes of javafx.collections.ObservableList and an internal ClassLoader used in a private BCEL copy are now part of the default blacklist and the deserialization of XML containing one of the types will fail. You will have to enable these types by explicit configuration, if you need them.

Affected Versions:
'libxstream-java' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.11.1-1+deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libxstream-java Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21341
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21342
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21343
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21344
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21345
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21346
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21347
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21348
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21349
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21350
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-21351

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/04/msg00002.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2616-1

https://bugs.debian.org/985843

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8
Published
2021-04-04
Modified
2021-04-06
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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