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1378613: CVE-2016-7050 RESTEasy:SerializableProvider enabled by default and deserializes untrusted data
It was discovered that under certain conditions RESTEasy could be forced to parse a request with SerializableProvider, resulting in deserialization of potentially untrusted data. An attacker could possibly use this flaw execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the application using RESTEasy.

Find out more about CVE-2016-7050 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (resteasy-base) RHSA-2016:2604 2016-11-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6 resteasy Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 7 resteasy Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 resteasy Not affected


Red Hat would like to thank Mikhail Egorov (Odin) for reporting this issue.

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