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

    Date22 Mar 2018
    CategoryDebian
    4859
    Posted ByAnthony 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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