Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Affecting com.thoughtworks.xstream:xstream package, versions [,1.4.15)


0.0
medium
0
10

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High

    Threat Intelligence

    Exploit Maturity Mature
    EPSS 90.09% (99th percentile)
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NVD
7.7 high
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SUSE
4.3 medium
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Red Hat
7.7 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-COMTHOUGHTWORKSXSTREAM-1051967
  • 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 Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF). A remote attacker can request data from internal resources that are not publicly available by manipulating the processed input stream.

Note: This vulnerability does not exist running Java 15 or higher, and is only relevant when using XStream's default blacklist.