CentOS 7 : xstream (CESA-2021:1354)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149208
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The remote CentOS Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:1354 advisory.

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of javax.sql.rowset.BaseRowSet (CVE-2021-21344)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.corba.se.impl.activation.ServerTableEntry (CVE-2021-21345)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of sun.swing.SwingLazyValue (CVE-2021-21346)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.tools.javac.processing.JavacProcessingEnvironment NameProcessIterator (CVE-2021-21347)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.org.apache.bcel.internal.util.ClassLoader (CVE-2021-21350)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected xstream and / or xstream-javadoc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149208

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-1354.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/30/2021

Updated: 4/30/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21350


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xstream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xstream-javadoc, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/29/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/23/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21344, CVE-2021-21345, CVE-2021-21346, CVE-2021-21347, CVE-2021-21350

RHSA: 2021:1354

CWE: 94, 434, 502