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Debian: DSA-4149-1: plexus-utils2 security update

Date 22 Mar 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Charles Duffy discovered that the Commandline class in the utilities for the Plexus framework performs insufficient quoting of double-encoded strings, which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4149-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 22, 2018                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : plexus-utils2
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000487

Charles Duffy discovered that the Commandline class in the utilities for
the Plexus framework performs insufficient quoting of double-encoded
strings, which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 3.0.15-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been prior to
the initial release.

We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-utils2 packages.

For the detailed security status of plexus-utils2 please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/plexus-utils2

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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