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CVE-2021-29505

Published: 28 May 2021

XStream is software for serializing Java objects to XML and back again. A vulnerability in XStream versions prior to 1.4.17 may allow a remote attacker has sufficient rights to execute commands of the host only by manipulating the processed input stream. No user who followed the recommendation to setup XStream's security framework with a whitelist limited to the minimal required types is affected. The vulnerability is patched in version 1.4.17.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
libxstream-java
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

focal Needed

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Needed

jammy Not vulnerable
(1.4.17)
trusty Needed

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)