Improper input validation in FasterXML jackson-databind

Published: 2019-10-07 | Updated: 2020-01-30
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-17267
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor FasterXML

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.

Updated: 30.01.2020

Changed bulletin status to patched.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU21594

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-17267

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected application.

The vulnerability exists due to a Polymorphic Typing issue within the net.sf.ehcache.hibernate.EhcacheJtaTransactionManagerLookup component. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on he system.


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Vulnerable software versions

jackson-databind: 2.0.0 -

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.