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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4542-1 (jackson-databind - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'jackson-databind' package(s) announced via the DSA-4542-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that jackson-databind, a Java library used to parse JSON and other data formats, did not properly validate user input before attempting deserialization. This allowed an attacker providing maliciously crafted input to perform code execution, or read arbitrary files on the server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'jackson-databind' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.8.6-1+deb9u6. For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.8-3+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your jackson-databind packages.