Debian DSA-3893-1 : jython - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 101010

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Alvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that jython, an implementation of the Python language seamlessly integrated with Java, is prone to arbitrary code execution triggered when sending a serialized function to the deserializer.

Solution

Upgrade the jython packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.3-3+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.3-16+deb9u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=864859

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/jython

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/jython

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3893

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101010

File Name: debian_DSA-3893.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/23

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:jython, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4000

DSA: 3893