Oracle Linux 7 : plexus-archiver (ELSA-2018-1836)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110505
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:1836 :
An update for plexus-archiver is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The Plexus project provides a full software stack for creating and
executing software projects. Based on the Plexus container, the
applications can utilise component-oriented programming to build
modular, reusable components that can easily be assembled and reused.
The plexus-archiver component provides functions to create and extract
Security Fix(es) :
* plexus-archiver: arbitrary file write vulnerability / arbitrary code
execution using a specially crafted zip file (CVE-2018-1002200)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.
Red Hat would like to thank Danny Grander (Snyk) for reporting this
SolutionUpdate the affected plexus-archiver packages.