CVE-2016-6809

NameCVE-2016-6809
DescriptionApache Tika before 1.14 allows Java code execution for serialized objects embedded in MATLAB files. The issue exists because Tika invokes JMatIO to do native deserialization.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tika (PTS)jessie1.5-1fixed
sid1.8-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tikasource(unstable)(unfixed)high
tikasourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - tika <not-affected> (Matlab file parser introduced in 1.6)
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Nov/40

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