Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2111-1 jackson-databind -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
20 Feb 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20330, CVE-2020-8840.
More information:

It was found that jackson-databind, a Java library used to parse JSON and other data formats, could deserialize data without proper validation, allowing a maliciously client to perform remote code execution on a service with the required characteristics.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.2-2+deb8u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your jackson-databind packages.

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