The SOAP and HTTP engines are open doors to security issues. At https://markmail.org/message/pgtjyh23bazq4s2w I proposed to comment them out as we did for RMI in the past.
Of cause it must be clearly documented how to use them if needed.
Here is the email content:
After the recent fix for the CVE-2021-26295 we discussed with the security
team about the opportunity need to comment out the SOAP and HTTP engines
like we did in the past for RMI, this obviously for security reason.
I don't think we need a vote for that, but of course all opinions are welcome
OFBIZ-12167"Adds a blacklist (to be
renamed soon to denylist) in Java serialisation (CVE-2021-26295)"
OFBIZ-6942"Comment out RMI related
code because of the Java deserialization issue [CVE-2016-2170] "