RULE(RULE ID:337326)

Rule General Information
Release Date: 2023-02-23
Rule Name: XStream Deserialization Vulnerability (CVE-2021-39144)
Rule Protection Details
Description: XStream is a simple library to serialize objects to XML and back again. In affected versions this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker has sufficient rights to execute commands of the host only by manipulating the processed input stream. No user is affected, who followed the recommendation to setup XStream's security framework with a whitelist limited to the minimal required types. XStream 1.4.18 uses no longer a blacklist by default, since it cannot be secured for general purpose.
Impact: An attacker can carefully construct malicious serialized data and pass it to the application, and execute the malicious code constructed by the attacker when the application deserializes the object.
Affected OS: Windows, Linux, Others
Please contact the software vendor to update the software patch.