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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110503


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


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.


Upgrade the plexus-archiver packages.

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110503

File Name: debian_DSA-4227.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/13

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:plexus-archiver, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1002200

DSA: 4227