Red Hat update for apache xml-rpc

Published: 2018-06-05
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2016-5003
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Deserialization of untrusted data

EUVDB-ID: #VU13176

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2016-5003

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper deserialization of untrusted Java objects. A remote attacker can send a request that submits a malicious serialized Java object in an <ex:serializable> element and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 6 - 7.5

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?