#VU22875 Deserialization of Untrusted Data


Published: 2019-11-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22875

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-10173

CWE-ID: CWE-502

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
xstream
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: XStream

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data passed in XML or JSON formats within the xstream API. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

xstream: 1.4.10


CPE

External links
http://x-stream.github.io/changes.html#1.4.11
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-10173


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.


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