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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3403-1 (libcommons-collections3-java - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

This update backports changes from the commons-collections 3.2.2 release which disable the deserialisation of the functors classes unless the system property org.apache.commons.collections.enableUnsafeSerialization is set to true . This fixes a vulnerability in unsafe applications deserialising objects from untrusted sources without sanitising the input data. Classes considered unsafe are: CloneTransformer, ForClosure, InstantiateFactory, InstantiateTransformer, InvokerTransformer, PrototypeCloneFactory, PrototypeSerializationFactory and WhileClosure.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libcommons-collections3-java on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.1-5+deb7u1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.1-7+deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.2-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.2.2-1. We recommend that you upgrade your libcommons-collections3-java packages.