Debian: DSA-3841-1: libxstream-java

    Date 02 May 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that XStream, a Java library to serialise objects to XML and back again, was suspectible to denial of service during unmarshalling.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3841-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 02, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libxstream-java
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-7957
    
    It was discovered that XStream, a Java library to serialise objects to
    XML and back again, was suspectible to denial of service during
    unmarshalling.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.7-2+deb8u2.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem will be
    fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.9-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libxstream-java packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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