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Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:33:43 +1000
From: David Jorm <>
Subject: CVE request: remote code execution via deserialization in XStream

Hi All

As per the following email thread on the xstream-dev list:

Dinis Cruz et. al. have reported a remote code execution flaw in 
XStream's XML deserialization. A PoC exploit is available here:

An initial patch has been committed, adding a whitelist that limits 
deserialization to specified types:

Please assign a CVE ID to this issue.

David Jorm / Red Hat Security Response Team

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