Debian DSA-4190-1 : jackson-databind - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109557
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that jackson-databind, a Java library used to parse JSON and other data formats, improperly validated user input prior to deserializing because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-7525.

Solution

Upgrade the jackson-databind packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2+deb8u4.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.6-1+deb9u4.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=891614

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-7525

http://www.nessus.org/u?61134ddf

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4190

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109557

File Name: debian_DSA-4190.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2018

Updated: 11/13/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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: 5/3/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7489

DSA: 4190