CVE-2017-7957

Metadata

medium
5.0
libxstream-java
CVE-2017-7957
cve.mitre.org, x-stream.github.io, github.com, bugs.debian.org
2017-04-29
2017-10-23 14:24
CVE-2017-7957 libxstream-java
2017-07-20 21:33
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-01 19:03

Description

XStream through 1.4.9, when a certain denyTypes workaround is not used, mishandles attempts to create an instance of the primitive type 'void' during unmarshalling, leading to a remote application crash, as demonstrated by an xstream.fromXML("") call.

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Affected package information

None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise libxstream-java ignored
precise/esm libxstream-java DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay libxstream-java DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core libxstream-java DNE
yakkety libxstream-java ignored

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream libxstream-java needs-triage
trusty libxstream-java needs-triage
xenial libxstream-java needs-triage
zesty libxstream-java needs-triage
artful libxstream-java needs-triage
devel libxstream-java needs-triage