Oracle Linux 9 : jackson (ELSA-2023-2312)

high Nessus Plugin ID 175699


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2023-2312 advisory.

- jackson-databind before 2.13.0 allows a Java StackOverflow exception and denial of service via a large depth of nested objects. (CVE-2020-36518)

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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 175699

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2023-2312.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/15/2023

Updated: 10/24/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36518


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:9, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-annotations, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-core, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-databind, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-jaxrs-json-provider, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-jaxrs-providers, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pki-jackson-module-jaxb-annotations

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-36518

IAVA: 2023-A-0558