Debian Security Advisory
DLA-888-1 logback -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 857343.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5929.
- More information:
It was discovered that logback, a flexible logging library for Java, would deserialize data from untrusted sockets which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. This issue has been resolved by adding a whitelist to use only trusted classes.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.0.4-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your logback packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS