Debian DSA-4004-1 : jackson-databind - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104057
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Liao Xinxi discovered that jackson-databind, a Java library used to parse JSON and other data formats, did not properly validate user input before attemtping deserialization. This allowed an attacker to perform code execution by providing maliciously crafted input.

Solution

Upgrade the jackson-databind packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.6-1+deb9u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=870848

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/jackson-databind

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/jackson-databind

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4004

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104057

File Name: debian_DSA-4004.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/23/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:jackson-databind, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7525

DSA: 4004