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

High Nessus Plugin ID 110503

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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.

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=900953

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/plexus-archiver

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/plexus-archiver

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/plexus-archiver

http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4227

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110503

File Name: debian_DSA-4227.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/13

Modified: 2018/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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