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Our team has found a vulnerability in the Python agent 4.5.5 version during a scan and are unable to deploy. Has anyone else found this issue? Here is a request from our DevOps team.
Installing the python appdynamics agent 18.104.22.168 pulls in the com.fasterxml.jackson.core_jackson-databind version 22.214.171.124 as a dependency, which includes some critical vulnerabilities (CVSS 9.8) https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14379, https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-16335, and https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14540.
Could we ask that the next python appdynamics agent update (4.5.6?) use at least com.fasterxml.jackson.core_jackson-databind 2.9.10, which resolves these vulnerabilities.
In our environment we did a “pip install appdynamics”, and a pip list afterwards shows the following versions of the packages installed:
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I recommend reporting this to support. Let me know if you have any trouble with this.
Ryan, Cisco AppDynamics Community Manager
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I am the Product Manager for th DL languages. I appreciate you bringing this up to the community. We are working to track this with our engineering leads to close the vulnerability in the short-term. We are also working at a better long term strategy.