GLSA-201610-01 : Groovy: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201610-01
(Groovy: Arbitrary code execution)

Groovy’s MethodClosure class, in runtime/MethodClosure.java, is
vulnerable to a crafted serialized object.

Impact :

Remote attackers could potentially execute arbitrary code, or cause
Denial of Service condition

Workaround :

A workaround exists by using a custom security policy file utilizing the
standard Java security manager, or do not rely on serialization to
communicate remotely.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-01

Solution :

All Groovy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/groovy-2.4.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93902 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3253

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