Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : bsh vulnerability (USN-2923-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Alvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that BeanShell
incorrectly handled deserialization. A remote attacker could possibly
use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected bsh, bsh-gcj and / or libbsh-java packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89778 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2510

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