#VU17778 Input validation error in jackson-databind


Published: 2019-02-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU17778

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-14719

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
jackson-databind
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: FasterXML

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability exists due to fail to block blaze-ds-opt and blaze-ds-core classes from polymorphic deserialization. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request that submits malicious input to execute arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Mitigation
Update to version 2.9.7.

Vulnerable software versions

jackson-databind: 2.9.0 - 2.9.6


CPE

External links
http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson-databind/commit/87d29af25e82a249ea15858e2d4ecbf64091db44
http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson-databind/issues/2097
http://github.com/FasterXML/jackson/wiki/Jackson-Release-2.9.7
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html


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