Denial of service in jackson-databind



Published: 2022-04-01
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-36518
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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jackson-databind
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor FasterXML

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61799

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-36518

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

jackson-databind: 2.12.0 - 2.12.6, 2.13.0 - 2.13.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson-databind/issues/2816
http://github.com/advisories/GHSA-57j2-w4cx-62h2

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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