#VU13176 Deserialization of untrusted data


Published: 2018-06-04 | Updated: 2018-07-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13176

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-5003

CWE-ID: CWE-502

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
XML-RPC
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: Apache Foundation

Description

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.

Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any solutions addressing the vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

XML-RPC: 3.1.3


CPE

External links
http://0ang3el.blogspot.com/2016/07/beware-of-ws-xmlrpc-library-in-your.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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