Denial of service in FasterXML jackson-databind



Published: 2022-10-31
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-42004
CWE-ID CWE-400
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) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU68832

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42004

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Resource exhaustion

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control usage of deeply nested arrays in BeanDeserializer._deserializeFromArray. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

jackson-databind: 2.13.0 - 2.13.3


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson-databind/issues/3582
http://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=50490
http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson-databind/commit/063183589218fec19a9293ed2f17ec53ea80ba88

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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