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Security Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1ncHY1LXJwNnctNThyOM4AAv_m
Remote code execution vulnerability in dependency System.Drawing.Common
The core Akka module depended on an old System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager version 4.7.0 which transitively depends on System.Common.Drawing v4.7.0. The System.Common.Drawing v4.7.0 is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-ghhp-997w-qr28.
The real-world impact of this should be low, but users should be advised to upgrade to later versions of Akka.NET.
Has the problem been patched? What versions should users upgrade to?
This issue is resolved in Akka.NET v1.4.46 and Akka.NET v1.5.0-alpha3.
Is there a way for users to fix or remediate the vulnerability without upgrading?
You might be able to explicitly reference System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager's NuGet package and upgrade to 6.0.1 or later without upgrading Akka.NET, but it's probably best to upgrade Akka.NET itself.
Are there any links users can visit to find out more?
Original issue: https://github.com/akkadotnet/akka.net/issues/6226 MSFT advisory: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-ghhp-997w-qr28
For more information
If you have any questions or comments about this advisory:https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-gpv5-rp6w-58r8
Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Published: 10 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago
Fixed in: 1.5.0-alpha3, 1.4.46