CVE-2017-7957

NameCVE-2017-7957
DescriptionXStream 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("<void/>") call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-930-1, DSA-3841-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs861521

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxstream-java (PTS)wheezy1.4.2-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.4.2-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.4.7-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch1.4.9-2fixed
buster, sid1.4.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxstream-javasource(unstable)1.4.9-2medium861521
libxstream-javasourcejessie1.4.7-2+deb8u2mediumDSA-3841-1
libxstream-javasourcewheezy1.4.2-1+deb7u2mediumDLA-930-1

Notes

https://x-stream.github.io/CVE-2017-7957.html
Fixed by: https://github.com/x-stream/xstream/commit/b3570be

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