DescriptionAn infinite recursion is triggered in Jettison when constructing a JSONArray from a Collection that contains a self-reference in one of its elements. This leads to a StackOverflowError exception being thrown.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1033846

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libjettison-java (PTS)buster1.4.0-1vulnerable
buster (security)1.5.3-1~deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye1.5.3-1~deb11u1vulnerable
sid, trixie1.5.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - libjettison-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - libjettison-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libjettison-java <postponed> (Minor issue, DoS) (jettison-1.5.4)
Introduced by: (jettison-1.3.1)

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