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 archives.

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 issue.


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

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110507

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

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/13

Modified: 2018/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1002200

RHSA: 2018:1836