Debian Security Advisory

DLA-930-1 libxstream-java -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7957.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a remote application crash vulnerability in libxstream-java, a Java library to serialize objects to XML and back again. This was due to mishandled attempts to create an instance of the primitive type void during unmarshalling.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in libxstream-java version 1.4.2-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxstream-java packages.