#VU64152 Deserialization of Untrusted Data in Gson

Published: 2022-06-10 | Updated: 2023-11-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64152

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-25647


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Web applications / JS libraries

Vendor: Google


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

The vulnerability exists due to insecure input validation when processing serialized data passed to writeReplace() method. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Gson: 2.0 - 2.8.8

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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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