Debian: DSA-4227-1: plexus-archiver security update

    Date 12 Jun 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Danny Grander discovered a directory traversal flaw in plexus-archiver, an Archiver plugin for the Plexus compiler system, allowing an attacker to overwrite any file writable by the extracting user via a specially crafted Zip archive.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4227-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    June 12, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : plexus-archiver
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1002200
    Debian Bug     : 900953
    
    Danny Grander discovered a directory traversal flaw in plexus-archiver,
    an Archiver plugin for the Plexus compiler system, allowing an attacker
    to overwrite any file writable by the extracting user via a specially
    crafted Zip archive.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.2-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-archiver packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of plexus-archiver please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/plexus-archiver
    
    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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