RHEL 7 : plexus-archiver (RHSA-2018:1836)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110507


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for plexus-archiver is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 7.

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


Update the affected plexus-archiver and / or plexus-archiver-javadoc

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110507

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1836.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/13

Modified: 2018/11/10

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:plexus-archiver, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:plexus-archiver-javadoc, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1002200

RHSA: 2018:1836