Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2990-1 jackson-databind -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
02 May 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1007109.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-36518.
More information:

It was discovered that the implementation of UntypedObjectDeserializer in jackson-databind, a fast and powerful JSON library for Java, was prone to a denial of service attack when deeply nested object and array values were processed.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.8.6-1+deb9u10.

We recommend that you upgrade your jackson-databind packages.

For the detailed security status of jackson-databind please refer to its security tracker page at:

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