Debian Security Advisory

DLA-504-1 libxstream-java -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Jun 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 819455.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-3674.
More information:

It was discovered that XStream, a Java library to serialize objects to XML and back again, was susceptible to XML External Entity attacks.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.2-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxstream-java packages.

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