Vulnerabilities

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FasterXML Jackson-databind CVE-2019-14379 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Risk:
High
Date Discovered:
July 29, 2019
Description:
FasterXML Jackson-databind is prone to a remote-code execution vulnerability. Successfully exploiting this issue allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. Failed exploits will result in denial-of-service conditions. Versions prior to FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.9.2 are vulnerable.
Technologies Affected
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.6.7.1
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.7.9.1
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.7.9.3
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.7.9.4
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.10
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.11
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.11.1
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.11.2
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.7
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.8
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.8.1
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.8.9
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.0
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.1
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.2
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.4
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.5
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.6
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.8
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.9
  • FasterXML jackson-databind 2.9.9.1
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.4.0
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.4.1
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.5.0
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.6.0
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.6.1
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.6.2
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.7.0
  • Oracle Banking Platform 2.7.1
  • Oracle Communications Instant Messaging Server 10.0.1.3.0
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.2
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.3
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.4
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.5
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.6
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.7
  • Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure 8.0.8
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Orchestrator 9.2
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 9.2
  • Oracle Retail Xstore Point of Service 15.0
  • Oracle Retail Xstore Point of Service 16.0
  • Oracle Retail Xstore Point of Service 17.0
  • Oracle Retail Xstore Point of Service 18.0
  • Oracle Retail Xstore Point of Service 7.1
  • Oracle Siebel Applications 19.0
  • Oracle Siebel Applications 19.3
  • Oracle Siebel Applications 19.7
  • Oracle Siebel Applications 19.8
Recommendations
  • Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
    If possible, block access to the server at the network perimeter. Allow only trusted computers and networks to have access to the resources.
  • Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
    Deploy NIDS to monitor the network for suspicious requests. This may help detect attacks that try to exploit These and similar vulnerabilities. Audit all applicable logs regularly.
  • Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
    To reduce the impact of a successful exploit, run the hosting webserver in a chrooted or jailed environment with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.
  • Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
    Various memory-protection schemes (such as nonexecutable and randomly mapped memory segments) may hinder an attacker's ability to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
References
Credits
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