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[CVE-2018-8013] Apache Batik information disclosure vulnerability
May 23 2018 12:16PM
Simon Steiner (simonsteiner1984 gmail com)
Apache Batik information disclosure vulnerability
The Apache Software Foundation
Batik 1.0 - 1.9.1
When deserializing subclass of `AbstractDocument`, the class takes a
string from the inputStream as the class name which then use it to call the
no-arg constructor of the class.
Fix was to check the class type before calling newInstance in
Users should upgrade to Batik 1.10+
This issue was independently reported by Man Yue Mo.
The Apache XML Graphics team.
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