Arbitrary File Deletion Affecting com.thoughtworks.xstream:xstream package, versions [,1.4.15)


0.0
medium
0
10

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Integrity High

    Threat Intelligence

    Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
    EPSS 57.55% (98th percentile)
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NVD
6.8 medium
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SUSE
5.4 medium
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Red Hat
6.8 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-COMTHOUGHTWORKSXSTREAM-1051966
  • published 16 Dec 2020
  • disclosed 16 Dec 2020
  • credit Liaogui Zhong

How to fix?

Upgrade com.thoughtworks.xstream:xstream to version 1.4.15 or higher.

Overview

com.thoughtworks.xstream:xstream is a simple library to serialize objects to XML and back again.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary File Deletion. A remote attacker can delete arbitrary known files on the host as long as the executing process has sufficient rights, by manipulating the processed input stream.