Ubuntu 2923-1: BeanShell vulnerability

    Date 08 Mar 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    BeanShell could be made to run programs if it processed specially crafted input.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2923-1
    March 08, 2016
    
    bsh vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 15.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    BeanShell could be made to run programs if it processed specially crafted
    input.
    
    Software Description:
    - bsh: Java scripting environment
    
    Details:
    
    Alvaro Muñoz and Christian Schneider discovered that BeanShell incorrectly
    handled deserialization. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
    to execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 15.10:
      bsh                             2.0b4-15ubuntu0.15.10.1
      libbsh-java                     2.0b4-15ubuntu0.15.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      bsh                             2.0b4-15ubuntu0.14.04.1
      libbsh-java                     2.0b4-15ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      bsh                             2.0b4-12ubuntu0.1
      bsh-gcj                         2.0b4-12ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2923-1
      CVE-2016-2510
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bsh/2.0b4-15ubuntu0.15.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bsh/2.0b4-15ubuntu0.14.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bsh/2.0b4-12ubuntu0.1
    
    
    

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